5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

I read this recipe in a book called ‘Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings’, I tried the recipe and absolutely fell in love! U cook it in the microwave
*You Can Subsitute the flour to PAmela’s Pancake batter if you have Gluten-Free problems*
*Subsitute Milk with Almond if Dairy Issue*


Amount Ingredient Biggest Microwavable Mug you could possibly find! Mug 4 Tablespoons Bisquick ( or Pamela’s Pancake Batter) 4 Tablespoons Sugar 2 Tablespoons Ghiradeli’s Unsweetened Cocoa (powdered) 1 Egg 3 Tablespoons Milk ( or Almond or Soy milk) 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Tablespoons Chocolate chips (optional) ( YOu can use any kind of chips, nuts, same amount though.) Cap Full (or half depends on cap size…) Vanilla Extract


-Measure Out Bisquick, then put Bisquick in mug.
-Measure Out Sugar, put in mug, then stir flour and Sugar together.
-Measure out Cocoa, the put in mug and stir all together.
-Add egg then mix all together.
-Measure, add milk, then mix-AGAIN!
-Measure oil, add to mug, the mix… (Sorry if your arm is getting tired..)
-Add chocolate chips if you are using them.
-Mix in Vanilla Extract
-Microwave on High for 3 Minutes

Comments (8)


Kathmaud1251: Bisquick is a biscuit baking mix, the only thing you add is milk. Jiffy Mix is a similar product. You make 'Bisquick', from scratch by mixing: 1 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon shortening or butter Mix dry ingredients, cut in shortening or butter until the mix looks like course corn meal. Proceed with recipe above. Hope this helps!


I think these would make great Christmas gifts, by mixing all the dry ingredients, putting it in a pretty plastic bag with a ribbon, then putting it in a pretty mug with instructions. A great teacher gift!


kathmaud1251 I actually make this recipe with all purpose flour, adding in the salt, baking powder etc. Of course you can use the self rising flour you have at home. If you "google" the recipe, trust me, it will come up. Probably several variations. Instead of chocolate chips, my recipe calls for a chopped chocolate bar.