Microwave mug cake recipe no 1
Need a quick chocolate fix? Try making this easy microwave mug cake with storecupboard ingredients. It’s even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
Flour is one of the most common ingredients in many cuisines. Learn about the different types of flour, from plain and self-raising to strong and ’00’ flour.
Sugar is available in many varieties, from muscovado to icing sugar. Discover the different qualities of each type of sugar and what they are used for.
2 tbsp cocoa powder
Protein-packed eggs are a versatile ingredient. Find out about the different varieties of eggs, how to buy the best, and top tips for cooking them.
3 tbsp vegetable oil or sunflower oil
Vanilla is often used in baking and desserts for its soft, sweet flavour. Discover how to buy the best vanilla pods and how to store, prepare and cook with it.
or other essence (orange or peppermint work well)
Learn all about this sweet confectionery, including how chocolate is made, where it comes from, how to choose the very best and what to cook with it.
STEP 1 Add 4 tbsp self-raising flour, 4 tbsp caster sugar and 2 tbsp cocoa powder to the largest mug you have (to stop it overflowing in the Microwave) and mix.
STEP2 Add 1 medium egg and mix in as much as you can, but don’t worry if there’s still dry mix left.
STEP3 Add the 3 tbsp milk, 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil and a few drops of vanilla essence and mix until smooth, before adding 2 tbsp chocolate chips, nuts, or raisins, if using, and mix again.
STEP4 Centre your mug in the middle of the microwave oven and cook on High for 1½ -2 mins, or until it has stopped rising and is firm to the touch.
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mug cake recipe no 2
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