Choc cake in a mug


If one course isn’t enough and the thought of baking conjures up images of effort, time and mess… then our no-bake option is ready in minutes and perfect for that sweet tooth craving. One occasion when cooking in a microwave is a good thing!


2 tbsp self-raising flour (not heaped or level – but in between)
2 tbsp caster sugar
1 tbsp cocoa
1 tsp instant coffee powder
1 small egg
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp sunflower oil
few choc buttons


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grab a large mug.

spoon the dry ingredients into the mug and mix well.

crack in the egg and whisk to combine with a fork.

drizzle in the milk and oil and stir.

drop in a few choc buttons.

place into a microwave and cook for 2 ½ mins on full power.

leave to rest for 1 minute then eat with lashings of cream or ice cream.


makes one large pudding in a mug... a generous dessert or ample to share


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