Are you searching for a Valentine’s dessert to surprise your sweetheart, then search no more, you have come to the right place. There are so many 5 minutes cake out there, after experimenting so many recipes, with trial and error, I finally settled with this recipe after making few changes. Can you believe that you can make chocolate cake in a mug in just 3 minutes.Yes, it is true, it is so easy to prepare and serve, giving you plenty of time to spend with your loved one. This Valentine’s Day, you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your sweetheart. The mug cake is just in time for Valentine’s day! Today we will learn how to make 5-minutes chocolate mug cake following this easy recipe.
Grease the mug with a little butter or oil.
Mix all the dry ingredients in a mug. (maida, sugar, baking powder and cocoa powder)
Then add egg and mix it well.
Add milk, melted butter and vanilla essence. Mix well.
Add chocolate chips (recommended) and mix it gently.
Microwave at 800 W for 1 minute.Check it after 1 minute. Then microwave for another minute or two.(each microwave is different, so adjust seeing your cake). Allow it to cool.
1.Run a knife around the edges and invert the cake onto a plate and cut it into round or hearts using a cookie cutter. Top it with vanilla ice cream and serve.
2.Serve as such with the mug, topped with vanilla ice cream. Tastes awesome!!
3.Just sprinkle powdered sugar on top and serve. Cut out a small cardboard heart, keep it on top of the cake and dust powder sugar on the rest of the area. Remove the heart and it will be as in the picture above.
Eggless Chocolate cake in a mug
For eggless version, follow the same recipe omitting the egg. The cake will be more fudgy and will not be as soft as the ones with eggs. It tastes great if served with a scoop of ice cream.
|Egg less steamed chocolate cake
Steamed chocolate cake in a mug
I tried steaming the cake and the result was not bad but it took around 20 minutes for the cake to be done.
Note – For 2 persons, follow the same recipe, but divide the batter into 2 microwave safe mugs (fill only up to 3/4) and microwave separately.
Since I do not have a microwave, I went to my friend’s house just to bake this cake and post it in time for Valentine’s day. Happy Valentine’s day!
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