Quick and Easy Chocolate Mug Cake in Just 1 Minute

Craving a decadent treat but short on time? This quick and easy chocolate mug cake is the answer! With just a few simple ingredients and a microwave, you can satisfy your sweet tooth in under a minute. It’s perfect for those late-night cravings or when you need a delicious dessert in a flash.


  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional: chocolate chips, sprinkles, or whipped cream for topping


  1. In a microwave-safe mug, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt until well combined.
  2. Add the milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth and no lumps remain.
  3. If desired, stir in chocolate chips or sprinkles for added indulgence.
  4. Microwave on high for about 1 minute. Cooking time may vary depending on your microwave’s power—start with 45 seconds and adjust as needed. The cake should rise and set but remain moist.
  5. Carefully remove from the microwave (mug will be hot) and let cool for a minute. Top with whipped cream or additional toppings if desired.
  6. Enjoy your warm and gooey chocolate mug cake straight from the mug!


  • For a richer chocolate flavor, use dark cocoa powder.
  • Adjust sweetness by varying the amount of sugar to taste.
  • Experiment with different toppings like chopped nuts or a scoop of ice cream.

Indulge in this delightful chocolate mug cake whenever you need a quick dessert fix—it’s guaranteed to satisfy your cravings in just minutes!



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