Chocolate Coffee Mug Cake

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How about a speedy treat that won’t have you dealing with a huge batch? Give mug cakes a shot! Putting this together is a breeze, taking just 5 minutes!

Chocolate Coffee Mug Cake

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Course Dessert
Servings 1


  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of instant espresso powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 3 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 ounces of dark chocolate chunks


  • Toss all the dry ingredients into a microwave-friendly mug. Give it a good mix until everything’s combined.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the mug with the dry ones. Mix it up until the batter becomes smooth.
  • Sprinkle those chocolate chunks on top.
  • Pop it in the microwave on high for 1 minute. (Check the notes below for more details.)


  • For an extra treat, swap the chocolate chunks with a square of dark chocolate.
  • Keep an eye on the baking time; it might vary based on your microwave. If it’s still a bit gooey after 1 minute, give it another 30 seconds.
  • Don’t let it overbake! Leaving it in the microwave for too long can make it dry and rubbery. Enjoy your quick and tasty mug cake!

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