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5 Minute Donut Mug Cake – A creamy, fluffy, delicious cake in a mug, ready in 5 minutes. It only requires a few simple ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, oil, milk, vanilla, chocolate chips, cream and nutmeg. So good and easy to make for the perfect dessert or snack. No bake. Vegetarian. Video recipe. | tipbuzz.com
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Chocolate Donut Mug Cake

A mug cake that's easy to make in the microwave in just 5 minutes.
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate mug cake, mug cake, mug cake recipe
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 620kcal
Author: Cindy


Mug Cake

  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 3/4 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoons vanilla


  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • sprinkles optional


  • In a medium size mug, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, vegetable oil, milk and vanilla. Microwave for 90 seconds on high power.
  • Meanwhile, add chocolate chips and heavy cream to a small bowl. When cake is done, place bowl in microwave for 30 seconds to melt chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  • Insert the large end of a baster into the cake to hollow out the center. Use a knife tip to help with removal if needed.
  • Frost the top with chocolate sauce and add optional sprinkles. Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 357mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 194IU | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 4mg