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Easy 5-Ingredient Recipe for Chocolate Mug Cake (Microwave + Hot Chocolate Mix)

This recipe for chocolate mug cake is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that can be prepared in just minutes (with your handy-dandy microwave).

This single-serving dessert cake will satisfy your chocolate craving with just one bite. Not only does it taste like heaven, but it kinda looks like it too!

  • Total Time: 4.5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt
  • 1 packet of hot milk coco mix
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • semi sweet mini choc chips
  • mini marshmallows


  1. Add the milk & oil into a mug
  2. Add the vanilla extract & salt
  3. Whisk well
  4. Add in the hot chocolate packet
  5. Whisk well & add the flour
  6. Whisk until smooth
  7. Top with mini chocolate chips & mini marshmallows
  8. Microwave for 60- 90 seconds. Center should be slightly molten. Careful not to overcook.
  • Author: dinnercult
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1.5 minutes
  • Category: 15 minutes recipes
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Chocolate Mug Cake