How to Make Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Sometimes all I want is a moist, rich chocolate cake slice. Then I think about how long it will take for me to gather all the ingredients to really make a chocolate cake and I’m a little sad. I just want the cake to magically appear in front of me. Unfortunately, my magical powers are not working today and I could not come up with a spell that makes delicious chocolate cake appears. What I did find, however, was a very simple recipe that will make this cake appears in less than ten minutes.

How to Make Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

This recipe is ideal for one person, which means you will not have any chocolate cake begging you to eat for the rest of the week. Be warned though, this is so simple to make that you can just start doing every day.
This cake is perfect as is, but leaves room for variation. If you are bored of raw chocolate, throw some coconut flakes or cinnamon for a kick.

My favorite way to eat it is with a tablespoon of almond butter on top. Adding while the cake is still fresh and hot melts and creates a dream combination of flavors. Try it with your favorite nut butter or a scoop of paleo ice cream !

How to Make Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

How to Make Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

This cake is perfectly moist if you keep an eye on it in the microwave. Mine for hadcooked over a minute and 15 seconds, but yours would check after a minute since they vary from microwave. In this way you can be sure that you are not cooking toocake, that will leave it dry and crispy.

How to Make Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
This is the perfect dessert for picky kids (or friends or husbands) when everyone can not agree on a flavor. You can easily whip a bunch of them, adding to the variation of the specific needs of each. You could even change the type of flour or milk for even more variation! So the next time you crave a chocolate dessert, whip one of these up very quickly. You will not be disappointed.

How to Make Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Paleo Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 heaping tbsp almond flour
  • 1 heaping tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp almond milk (I used unsweetened vanilla)
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • This recipe makes one serving.

Instructions

  1. It really is so delightfully simple! Mix all ingredients together in a mug and microwave for 1-1.5 minutes.
  2. Serve with your favorite nut butter or ice cream and enjoy!

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