Chocolate mug cake, the quick and easy recipe

Easy recipe chocolate mug cake - Lilie Bakery

Prepare in a few minutes this Chocolate mug cake ! A mixture of cocoa and pastry chocolate to intensify its flavor… A gourmet dessert ready in the blink of an eye!

Le mug cake, it's so practical when you want to have fun without spending too much time in the kitchen! The advantage is that it is ready in 2 minutes chrono. Enough to satisfy our high speed chocolate cravings!

What ingredients for a chocolate mug cake?

Inside this cake served in a mug, the same ingredients as in a classic cake. There is therefore a flour / cornstarch mixture, yeast, sugar, eggs, milk, oil for the softness.

To bring the chocolate flavor, we use the bitter cocoa powder and dark chocolate pastry coarsely chopped. This brings gluttony to the chocolate mug cake.

I added in addition to praline, because I love it when it is mixed with chocolate. But it remains optional in this recipe.

Chocolate mug cake recipe - Lilie Bakery

How to make a chocolate mug cake?

It is very simple ! On one side we mix together the dry ingredients, on the other side the liquid ingredients.

We add the chocolate pieces coarsely chopped, then pour the batter into the mugs. You can decorate the top by adding chocolate and praline.

For cooking, it is at microwave. Allow 1 to 2 minutes depending on the desired effect: more or less cooked ...

Other recipes to try

If you like this kind of chocolate desserts, then I advise you to take a look at these recipes: the Soft chocolate brownie, Chocolate flowing heart fondants, Panna Cotta chocolate and their ganache, Caramelized pecan and chocolate cookies.

If you make this recipe, don't hesitate to tag @liliebakery on Instagram so I can see your pretty mug cakes!

Easy recipe chocolate mug cake - Lilie Bakery
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Chocolate mug cake, the quick and easy recipe

The ultimate minute cake! To satisfy your little chocolate cravings ...
Prep time10 minutes
Cook time2 minutes
Total12 minutes
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, French
Yield: 2 mugs


  • 40 g light brown sugar
  • 30 g of flour
  • 30 g cornflour
  • 20 g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cc of baking powder
  • 80 ml of milk
  • 80 ml oil
  • 1 lightly beaten whole egg
  • 6 dark chocolate pastry squares
  • A little Praline optional


  • In a container, combine the dry ingredients.
  • Gradually incorporate the liquid ingredients.
  • Finish by adding the coarsely chopped chocolate squares.
  • Pour the batter into 2 mugs. Sprinkle with a little praline (like me), and add a little chopped chocolate on top of each mug.
  • Cook in the microwave for 1 or 2 minutes (this time varies from one microwave to another). The more you bake, the drier the cake is ...
Par Lilie bakery
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  1. Reply


    18th January 2015

    Very tempting your mug cake

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    18th January 2015

    hummm this mug cake is superb !!!

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    18th January 2015

    Oh la la… how greedy!

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    I'm putting sugar

    19th January 2015

    Huuum that looks too greedy! I didn't know this carambar foal chocolate, thank you for the info;) and for this great recipe!

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    Scent and Flavor

    20th January 2015

    This mug cake is a good gourmet idea !!
    I would do one! :-)

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    25th January 2015

    excellent this recipe, could you tell me where you got your wooden spoons?
    I need me for a birthday precisely… ..

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      Lilie bakery

      26th January 2015

      Hello, I found them on the Cakemart site. @ soon

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    Valérie I ♥ Cakes

    1th February 2015

    Attention, killing, it's dripping, I love it!

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    20th February 2015

    Recipe tested and loved :)

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    Marie Le Bars

    April 19th

    Very quick to make, a delight ...


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