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2-Min Microwave Fudgy Mug Chocolate Cake

This chocolate fudge treat is perfect for those sudden sweet tooth cravings in the night and can be ready under 10 mins. Right now we all are in a situation we never thought we would ever be. And with limited supplies at home and no food from outside I am sure we all are craving for something which would lift up our spirits a little more and be positive in this gloomy situation. This recipe was shared to me by my biggest support, my critic, my little sister Annu who tried this 2 min mug cake. She said its a must try and it hardly takes any effort.
Well, I did try and she was right. This is one of the easiest and quickest cake I have ever made. I had seen this recipe many times but never ever thought of making it. Thanks to quarantine life and my sister, tested it finally and yum. All you need is few simple ingredients which mostly all would already have at home and a simple coffee mug or a bowl. So here goes the recipe. 

Stepwise pic given below along with a quick video. 

Updated on : 7th October 2021 

Ingredients :
  • All purpose flour or Maida- 1/4 cup 
  • Cocoa Powder, Unsweetened - 2 Tbsp 
  • White sugar- 1/4th cup Salt- 1/8th tsp 
  • Baking Soda- 1/8 tsp 
  • Vanila extract- 1/4th tsp (optional) 
  • Canola oil or any sunflower oil - 2 Tbsp 
  • Milk- 3 Tbsp 
  • Water- 1 Tbsp 
  • Nutella - 1 spoon (optional) 
  • Chocolate chips - 1/4th cup (optional)
  • More Nutella as a frost 
  1. Mix Flour/ Maida, Sugar, Cocoa powder, Baking Soda and Salt in a large microwave safe mug or a bowl and mix well. 
  2. Pour in the oil, milk, water and vanilla extract 
  3. Mix with a spoon until everything is well combined 
  4. Cook this in microwave for about 2 mins or until cake is done in the middle. 
  5. Serve plain  or add a dollop of Nutella as a frost or with vanilla ice cream 
  • Try and use a big mug/ cup which is microwave safe as sometimes the cake would rise up and overflow. 
  • You can make this in either a large mug (microwave safe) or a bowl
  • Also the mentioned quantity is for one serve. Double the quantity to serve more
  • You can make this in 2 separate mugs as well or combine and make in one big bowl like I did 
  • For a healthier version you can add 3 tbsp water and 1 tbsp milk 
  • Add chocolate chips and Nutella in this to make it more delicious. This is completely optional 
Hope you will enjoy making this one. Do share images and let me know how it turned out for you in comment section. Subscribe and follow me on Instagram for regular updates and recipes. 

If you are craving for something more, do check out the Bakes and Desserts up on the blog 


  1. Tried making this 2 minute cake and it turned out to be quick and awesome. Thanks for the recipe.

    1. Glad to know you enjoyed making this one. Thank you for your valuable feedback


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