How to Make a Mug Cake

Mug Cake

Makes 1 |

The recipe is simple - cake in a mug! This six ingredient recipe is perfect for if you want a quick cake fix, all with ingredients that you can find in your cupboard. Plus, you can make it with your favourite chocolate to make it even tastier! 


You Will Need: 

  • Weighing Scales 
  • A Microwavable Mug 
  • A Spoon 
  • A Microwave


  • 45g Self Raising Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder (optional for a more 'fluffy' mug cake)
  • 30g Caster Sugar
  • 15g Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower Oil 
  • 4 tbsp Milk (or Vegan Alternative)
  • Chunks of your favourite chocolate 


Step One:

Add all of your ingredients (apart from your chocolate chunks) to your mug and give it a little mix 

Step Two:

Add in your chocolate chunks to the middle of your cake 

Step Three:

Put your mug in the microwave and heat for 60-90 seconds, then enjoy!


Watch the full tutorial via YouTube below: