Recipe | Easy microwave mug cake. Chocolate cake in under 5 minutes!

No scales? No oven? No problem! Make a microwave mug cake in less than five minutes!


Life’s been a bit hectic recently. Craving cake, but keen to cut corners, I finally made something I’ve been wanting to try for ages: microwave mug cake. I’ve seen various recipes for mug cake online over the years, but I never believed it could work. Well it does!

I got the original recipe at BBC Good Food. I made changes to the microwave time they suggest… but I’ll get to that later.

Ingredients (makes 1 very large mug cake or 2 smaller mug cakes or 4 ramekin cakes)

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