Mug Cakes & Meals

Hot Chocolate Mug Cake (Egg Free)

4.67 from 77 votes
Learn how to make my Hot Chocolate Mug Cake recipe for a delicious and fast dessert in just a few minutes.
Hot Chocolate Mug Cake - Who says we can't take one of them out popular winter drinks and turn it into a cake?

Hi Bold Bakers!

Chocolate cannot be confined to a season since it is always a welcomed addition to any dinner table. So during the holidays or any time of year, chocolate lovers will go nuts for this gorgeous little Hot Chocolate Mug Cake.

Mug Meals are a fantastic way to make real food fast! Made with good quality ingredients, everything is made from scratch in just minutes.  Whether you are short on time, want to control your portions, or just want to make homemade meals with little fuss and waste then yes, mug meals are for you. A perfect example of this is my husband Kevin makes the Burrito in a Mug  almost every day for breakfast. Not because we don’t have an oven but because he can make it in less than 5 minutes in the one mug.

I love mug cakes because they are just a speedier way to enjoy cake with little prep time and practically no cleaning up. I have over 50+ Mug Recipes  from breakfast to dessert and everything in between so make sure you check them out. P.S if you are looking for something savory, try my Mug Pizza. It is heaven in a mug.

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Hot Chocolate Mug Cake

4.67 from 77 votes
Learn how to make my Hot Chocolate Mug Cake recipe for a delicious and fast dessert in just a few minutes.
Author: adapted from Cafedelites.com
Servings: 1 serving
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make my Hot Chocolate Mug Cake recipe for a delicious and fast dessert in just a few minutes.
Author: adapted from Cafedelites.com
Servings: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoon flavorless oil (sunflower, coconut, canola)
  • 4 tablespoons (40ml) milk

Instructions

  • In a microwaveable mug (roughly 1 cup measurement) mix together all of the ingredients.
  • Microwave for 40 -50 seconds (Timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary).
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with a dollop of cream and marshmallows or just eat it by itself!

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Kim
Kim
6 months ago

Hi Gemma,I am going to make your mug cakes in my microwave,right now I have olive oil and I have to go buy the ingredients soon so that I can make your mug cakes when I get home from the grocery store.I will let you know what your cakes takes and which ones I like to eat the most.I am a chocoholic and anything chocolate is what I like to eat,but being a diabetic I have to watch my carb and sugar intake so that my blood sugar doesn’t go up high.Your mug cakes are a perfect treat to eat.… Read more »

Fauzia
Fauzia
1 year ago

Hi Gemma,

Thanks for a chocolate mug cake recipe. Its awesome and my 11 year old son made it all by himself. He feels great about baking.

Thanks again for the simple recipes..

Ramyaa
3 months ago

I tried the hot chocolate mug cake , but it turned out bitter..
Why?

Ramyaa
3 months ago

Hii Gemma!
Thanks a lot for bigger bolder baking
I’ve learned so much!😊

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 months ago

Hi Gemma,
Please tell me if the hot chocolate mug cake is better or the hot chocolate cookies are better. I cant decide which to try first.

Jasmine
Jasmine
2 months ago

This little cake is one of my absolute favourites! I added a little flare, by using brown sugar instead of white, almond milk, a little vanilla and a little instant coffee powder. I’m sure the og is amazing as well 🙂 Thank you Gemma!!

Spurthi
Spurthi
2 months ago

hi Gemma if i do not have flavourless oil can i skip or can i sustitute it…….i have only olive oil and groundnut oil at home……can i use groundnut oil for your mug cakes…pls reply .. Thanks in Advance

Sandy beach
Sandy beach
3 months ago

These mug cakes are amazing and delicious! Yum!

Thahani Iqbal
Thahani Iqbal
7 months ago

This was Yum!

Lara
Lara
1 year ago

so good! i replaced half the flour with oats and half the white sugar with brown sugar and the cake was so moist and fudgy 🙂

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