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  • 4 tablespoons flour

  • 4 tablespoons sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa

  • 1 egg

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • 3 tablespoons oil

  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)

  • A small splash of vanilla extract

  • 1 large coffee mug


  • 1.

    Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly.

  • 2.

    Pour in the milk and oil and mix well.

  • 3.

    Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla extract, and mix again.

  • 4.

    Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts.

  • 5.

    The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed!

  • 6.

    Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 servings)

  • Energy 811kj
  • Fat Total 49g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 84g
  • Sugar 54g
  • Sodium 90mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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