A Chocolate Cake You Can Make in Just 2 Minutes

When a sugar craving strikes, don't reach for a basic bag of grocery-store cookies: treat yourself to a homemade cake! All you need is two minutes and a few household ingredients to make this delicious chocolate mug cake from author and blogger Claire Thomas of The Kitchy Kitchen. Thomas recommends adding any other flavors you like and "definitely add a scoop of something on top to make it epic."

Scroll on for the recipe.


1 egg

3 tablespoon milk

3 tablespoon browned butter

3 tablespoon flour

1 pinch kosher salt

2 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoon brown sugar

2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

3 tablespoon mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 small splash vanilla extract or rum


Add the wet ingredients to a medium microwave safe coffee mug and mix well. Add the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Add the chocolate chips and vanilla extract, mix again.

Put your mug in a 1000-watt microwave for 2 minutes.

Allow to cool and, if desired, tip out onto a plate. Add a big scoop of ice cream or whipped cream to really do it right.

Shop pretty mugs below to take your cake to the next level.

Visit The Kitchy Kitchen for more recipes like this one.

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