2 Minute Chocolate Cake

2 minute chocolate cake a.k.a. coffee mug cake is your answer for those instant sweet cravings. A handful of ingredients mixed together in a minute and microwaved for 2 minutes – this sinful dessert is ready to eat. A chocolate cake this simple and quick – I am still not sure if this is a boon or not! As long as it takes my DD from a crazy toddler to a satisfied little kid, I am happy 🙂

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Plain flour – 3 tbsp
Cocoa powder – 2 tbsp
Sugar – 2 tbsp
Brown sugar – 1 tbsp (if brown sugar is not available, replace with regular sugar)
Oil – 3 tbsp
Milk – 3-4 tbsp
Baking powder – a small pinch
Salt – a small pinch
Vanilla extract – 2-3 drops
Icing sugar for dusting (optional)


  1. In a microwave safe coffee mug, mix together the dry ingredients using a fork
  2. Add oil, milk and vanilla extract. Mix well using the fork into a smooth liquid
  3. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Let it cool for a minute
  4. Dust with icing sugar and serve