Pre-assembled packets are great to have on-hand! For 3 more cake recipes (Lemon, Hot Cocoa, Honeybun Coffee) and helpful tips, refer to the full article here:
  1. 1. Grease the inside of the mug with cooking spray.
  2. 2. Measure and pour the dry ingredients into the mug.
    Stir ingredients with a spoon.
  3. 3. Crack the egg and add it to the mug.
    Stir well to get the egg incorporated in the dry ingredients.
  4. 4. Measure and pour the wet ingredients into the mug.
  5. 5. Stir and beat everything together.
    Use your spoon to scrape the bottom. Fold the bottom mixture onto the top a few times to get all of the dry ingredients (chocolate powder and flour) moistened and incorporated with the wet ingredients (water, egg, and oil).
  6. 6. Microwave the mug on high for 3 minutes.
    Timing may be different for various watt amounts.
  7. 7. Watch as the cake starts to rise while in the microwave.
  8. 8. Use a potholder or oven mitt to remove the mug from the microwave.
  9. 9. Remove the cake from the mug.
    Take a fork and cut the cake into 4 pieces (quarters). Cutting the cake will help it cool down faster.
  10. 10. Garnish the cake (optional).
    Use ice cream, whipped cream, glaze, syrup, or another topping of your choice.
  12. 4 Tbsp. cake flour (if you don't have cake flour, sift 1 cup (125g) all-purpose flour and 2 Tbsp. cornstarch)
    Other kinds of flour will work as well, but the cake will be heavier.
  13. 4 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  14. 2 Tbsp. cocoa
  15. 1 egg
  16. 3 Tbsp. milk (any kind)
  17. 3 Tbsp. oil (any kind but peanut)
  18. Splash of vanilla extract