Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

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Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

I love this quick and easy microwave chocolate mug cake recipe. I remember visiting my wife at the restaurant she worked for. It was a busy day for her at work and the guest house was packed with overnight visitors.

The guest house was situated on a remote farm and quite a distance from the nearest town. The stove they used was powered by gas and the farm manager neglected to refill the gas bottles. She was faced with a dilemma and had to think off her feet. I helped her search for an easy mug cake recipe and we found this microwave chocolate mug cake recipe. She changed the ingredients to what she had available and a new tastier version of a mug cake recipe was born.

The guests totally loved the chocolate mug cake and she shared her recipe all around. I finally found it written down on a piece of paper and lodges between the pages of her favorite cookbook. Lucky me.

Another thing that I really enjoy about this microwave nug cake is that you do not need eggs to prepare it.

We are happy you are here and that we can share this microwave chocolate mug cake recipe with you. Please let us know what you think of this recipe. You can also take a snapshot and tag us on Instagram @cookingcatdotcom

Thanks and happy dessert baking, in the microwave.

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Recipe Info


Serves: 2


Calories: 598
Carbs: 79g
Fat: 6.8g
Protein: 7g

Cooking Times

5 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 5 Minutes
2 min
Cook Time
0 Hours and 2 Minutes
7 min
Total Time
0 Hours and 7 Minutes




  1. Divide the dry ingredients evenly among two large microwave-proof mugs
  2. Stir in the milk, water, Canola oil, and vanilla extract
  3. Microwave on full power for 2 minutes, or until the chocolate cake is done in the middle. Test with a skewer. Serve hot or cold.

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Susan Norman
What an easy chocolate mug cake recipe. It was hard to find your page, but I am happy I did and even more so because this recipe does not require eggs. Brilliant. 5.00

Nelia September
I am a photographer and saw these chocolate mug cakes at a wedding over the weekend. It tastes super good and the bride gave me this link to check it out for myself. I was hoping if you could share the image for this recipe with me, please? If you don't mind. Thank you! 5.00
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The Cooking Cat
Hi Nelia, Of course, you can. We have sent you a complimentary email containing all the information you need. Have fund! Please let us know where you are hosting the images so that we can share the links for you?

Linda Sorrotini
Undoubtedly the best chocolate mug cake recipe on the Internet. 🌹😻😻 5.00

Bertus Gouws
Exactly what we chefs need when we need to improvise. I have found that I think out the best recipes in times of need. Thanks for sharing this great and quick chocolate mug cake recipe. 5.00

Melindi & Alma Sprigg
We own a well-known coffee shop on the West Coast and I would like to thank you for sharing this wonderful chocolate mug cake recipe. it is a hit with our guests and they keep coming back for more. Love it. 5.00
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The Cooking Cat
Hi Melindi and Alma, Thanks for sharing this wonderful news. It is a time like this when we realize our contributions are worth the effort. ❤️❤️🙏

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