Chocolate Mug Cake

  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Mug Cake 1x



  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp dark cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Powdered sugar, if desired
  • Strawberries, if desired
  • Strawberry Ice Cream Topping, if desired


  1. Place butter in a microwave-safe mug and heat in microwave until melted.
  2. Remove from microwave and immediately stir in the chocolate chips and cocoa powder. Stir, allowing the chocolate chips to melt.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk the egg, brown sugar, and vanilla together.
  4. Pour the egg and sugar mixture into the mug of chocolate and butter. Stir until well combined.
  5. Place mug in microwave and heat for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on high. Do not overcook!
  6. Remove from microwave and either serve in the mug or invert onto a plate. (To invert – use a butter knife to go around the edge to loosen the cake. Place saucer on top of mug and flip over.)
  7. Top with a dusting of powdered sugar and serve with fresh strawberries and ice cream, if desired.

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