5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

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Recipe: #516

October 14, 2011

"The most dangerous cake recipe in the world. "Why?", you ask. Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake t any time of the day or night."

Original recipe yields 1-2 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (264.5 g)
  • Calories 1164
  • Total Fat - 87.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 170.6 mg
  • Sodium - 503.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 47.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 12.7 g
  • Sugars - 21.5 g
  • Protein - 48.7 g
  • Calcium - 303.2 mg
  • Iron - 11 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

Use 1 large, at least 10 ounces, coffee mug. Add all dry ingredients to mug and mix well.

Step 2

Add egg and mix well.

Step 3

Add milk and oil and mix well.

Step 4

Add chocolate chips and vanilla, if using, mix well.

Step 5

Place mug in microwave and cook for 3 minutes on High in a 1,000 watt oven. You may need to adjust time for your microwave.

Step 6

Cake will rise over the top of the mug slightly, don't be alarmed. Allow to cool slightly and tip out onto a plate OR eat right from the mug.

Step 7

This can serve two if you are feeling in a generous mood or one if PMS is setting in.

Tips & Variations

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Love this recipe! I can't even tell you how many times I've indulged in this recipe in the middle of the night! Takes 2 mins to whip up some frosting of your choice. Top it with some ice-cream and enjoy any time!

review by:
(10 Dec 2019)


I found this to be quite bland. Sorry, I will not make again.

review by:
(13 Nov 2011)