Up until I discovered this recipe, baking with three kids was a test of their patience. Taking turns measuring and mixing into one bowl can get boring, lengthy and messy. So, I was excited for my kids to try out this recipe for Microwaved Chocolate Cake in Mug. They each made their own batter right in their mugs, and were each responsible for accurate measurements. Math in the kitchen? Absolutely.
Two minutes in the microwave and voila: Chocolate cake!
Not exactly gourmet chocolate cake, but it actually tasted really good. My kids thought it was the best cake they had ever tasted.
TWO MINUTE CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE
3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
3 Tbsp. whole milk
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
4 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
3 Tbsp. semi-sweet chocolate chips
In a medium sized microwave-safe mug, add the vegetable oil, whole milk, egg, and vanilla extract. Use a fork or small whisk to mix until combined. Add the flour, sugar, cocoa, and salt and mix until combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
Bake in the microwave on high for two minutes. Serve immediately.