The perfect treat for yourself, or a loved one - created by Ellen Degeneres


  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 1 egg

  • 3 tbsp milk

  • 5 tbsp sugar

  • Dash of vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • Pinch salt

  • Whipped cream (optional)

  • Fresh berries (optional)


  • 1.

    Place 2 tbsp of butter in a large mug and microwave for 20-30 seconds or until melted.

  • 2.

    Add 1 whisked egg and combine butter and egg together with a fork.

  • 3.

    Stir in 3 tbsp of milk, 5 tbsp of sugar and a dash of vanilla extract.

  • 4.

    Stir 1/4 cup of flour, 2 tbsp of cocoa powder, 1/2 tsp of baking powder and a pinch of salt.

  • 5.

    Cover and place in the fridge for 10 minutes.

  • 6.

    Microwave for 60 - 90 seconds or until cake pulls away from sides and top is dry.

  • 7.

    Cool for 1 minute.

  • 8.

    Top with whipped cream and fresh berries. Serve warm.


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