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5 Minute Mocha Mug Cake

5 Minute Mocha Mug Cake
5 Minute Mocha Mug Cake

Gone are the days where you would need a million bowls in the kitchen or big occasion to enjoy a delicious chocolate cake. Discovering this easiest ever mug cake recipe is reason enough to celebrate - and it's absolutely perfect for a little solo pick-me-up to enjoy on the couch or in your PJs.

One mug, one (-ish) minute bake, one serving. Can't get much simpler than that!

Serves 1.


Before you start

Large microwavable mug


For the cake

  • 3 ½ tbsp self-raising flour
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • ½ tbsp espresso powder
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp oat milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 30g vegan dark chocolate (about 3 chunks)

To serve

  • Vegan ice cream


  1. 1.

    Make the cake | Place the flour, sugar, cacao powder, espresso powder and baking powder into a mug and mix well using a fork until there are no lumps | Add the oat milk and oil and mix again until the mixture comes together and becomes smooth | Place the chocolate pieces on top of the mixture and push into the centre using your finger or the fork so it sinks into the batter

  2. 2.

    Cook the cake | Place the mug in the microwave and cook for 1 ½ minutes, no longer otherwise it might spill over

  3. 3.

    Time to serve | Serve the mug cake with a dollop of vegan ice cream on top