Sunday, 9 March 2014

Chocolate Cake In A Mug - Autumn Eats

As we farewell another great Melbourne Summer (and probably the hottest in a few years), our thoughts turn to the heavier meals that warm us on the inside as the weather cools.
A chocolate cake in a mug is just the type of thing I look forward to as the days grow darker and cooler. Not officially a meal I know, but very like the sort I'd like to eat as a meal every day!
I am not a fan of cold weather in the slightest and so I seek solace from my old friend cocoa in his various forms, to comfort myself as I develop a dose of the Winter sookies.
So grab yourself a mini baking dish and get cooking this sneaky little emergency treat for yourself, then settle into the sofa with a good book and some fluffy slippers.
Here comes Autumn!

Into a microwave safe ramekin or large cup place:

4 tablespoons of flour,
4 tablespoons of sugar,
2 tablespoons of cocoa,
3 tablespoons of milk,
3 tablespoons of butter, margarine or cooking oil. (Add less if you feel guilty!)
Dash of vanilla essence,
1 egg.

Mix all ingredients together well and microwave for 3 minutes on high (or thereabouts depending on the power of your oven). Try adding some choc chips. Serve dusted with icing sugar.


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  1. I will put this up the top of my things to do list. Yum!

  2. i have seen these before but always avoided knowing what was in them .... damn it now i know and now i will HAVE to try :) xxx
    Thank you so much for linking in again today for Sunday Brunch.

  3. YUM! This looks so dang good. I cannot wait to try this bad boy. It looks like the perfect comfort food!
    Visiting from Sunday Brunch at Mums

  4. This looks so good. i have been meaning to try it but havent yet - now you have totally inspired me! xx

  5. Wow - that looks so easy! I love it, will have a go for sure! Pinning :)

  6. I love these Cake in a Mug recipes. As you say, they're the ultimate comfort food! Slightly decadent but oh so good and entirely worth it!
    Visiting from Sunday Brunch at Mums


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