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can you help me find the Chocolate Cake in a Mug recipe?

I saw it in a post the other day, printed it off at work... but only part of it printed, I'm so bummed, I tossed the page, and haven't been able to find it..... I'm dying here.... I need a quick fix or I may go into chocolate withdrawal!!!

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frasermom23

Asked by frasermom23 at 8:37 PM on Feb. 20, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Google: Chocolate Cake in a mug.

    Zillions of recipes come up.
    StarLee

    Answer by StarLee at 8:41 PM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • 1.) 4 tablespoons flour

    2.) 4 tablespoons sugar
    3.) 2 tablespoons cocoa
    4.) 1 egg
    5.) 3 tablespoons milk
    6.) 3 tablespoons oil
    7.) 3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
    8.) a small splash of vanilla extract
    9.) 1 large coffee mug

    Preparation:
    Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly.
    Pour in the milk and oil and mix well. Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla extract, and mix again.
    Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts (high).
    The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed!
    Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.
    Caliea

    Answer by Caliea at 8:41 PM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • I tried that recipe and didn't like it at all. Maybe it's just me, but it didn't taste right. I think the recipe needs salt or something.
    Nika75

    Answer by Nika75 at 11:24 PM on Feb. 20, 2009

  • Cafe Kim commented that there were a lot of bad reviews about her cake in a mug, so she posted this recipe to see if people liked it better: http://www.cafemom.com/dailybuzz/food_party/2402/Chocolate_Brownie_in_a_Mug

    Microwave Chocolate Brownie in a Mug


    4 tablespoons flour

    4 tablespoons sugar

    2 tablespoons cocoa

    Dash of salt

    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

    2 tablespoons water

    1/4 teaspoon vanilla

    Whisk together dry ingredients in a large coffee mug. Add oil, water and vanilla and mix thoroughly. Microwave on high for 1.5 to 2 minutes. It should not be quite set in the center.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 1:30 PM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • http://www.dizzy-dee.com/recipe/chocolate-cake-in-5-minutes

    This is apparently the origin of the recipe. It has a couple hundred comments, and some variations. Many of the people who tried it, for example, were concerned about the 3 tablespoons of oil.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:23 PM on Feb. 21, 2009

  • YUM!! Chocolate cake in minutes.....that could be dangerous
    the3jsandme

    Answer by the3jsandme at 12:06 AM on Feb. 23, 2009

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