The Ultimate Guide to Making a Perfect No-Egg Chocolate Mug Cake

Who doesn’t love a warm, gooey, and chocolatey dessert that can be made in minutes? This no-egg chocolate mug cake recipe is the answer to your sweet cravings. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick and easy snack or you want to satisfy your sweet tooth, this recipe will leave you satisfied every time.

What You Need To Make Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

Egg Chocolate Mug Cake
  • all-purpose flour
  • sugar
  • milk
  • cocoa powder
  • olive oil
  • baking powder
  • chocolate chips
  • sliced almonds
Egg Chocolate Mug Cake

How To Make Chocolate Mug Cake

Jennifer Tirrell
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Cake
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 586 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 4 tablespoons white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds


  • To make the perfect chocolate mug cake, it is essential to have all the ingredients ready and on hand. Measure out 1/4 cup of flour, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 3 tablespoons of milk, 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder.
  • Place the mug in the microwave and cook until the cake has risen by 50 percent, which usually takes between 30 seconds to 2 minutes. To avoid the cake spilling over, choose a large mug and microwave it on high power.
Keyword Chocolate Cake

Pro Tips for Making Chocolate Mug Cake

Are you in the mood for a warm, gooey, chocolate cake but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen or wait for the oven to preheat? Look no further! A chocolate mug cake is the answer to your sweet tooth cravings. With just a few simple ingredients and a microwave, you can have a delicious chocolate cake ready in just a few minutes. In this article, we will give you pro tips to make the perfect chocolate mug cake every time.

The key to a perfect mug cake is getting the batter just right. Start by mixing the dry ingredients, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a large mug. Next, add in the melted butter, milk, and egg, and stir until the batter is smooth and well combined. If you’re adding in any toppings, this is the time to do so. Stir in the chocolate chips or nuts of your choice.

Once the batter is ready, it’s time to microwave it. Put the mug in the microwave and cook for about 1 minute and 30 seconds. Cooking times may vary depending on the wattage of your microwave, so keep an eye on the cake and check it every 30 seconds after the first minute. You want the cake to be just set and not overcooked or undercooked.

Once the cake is done, let it cool for a few minutes before adding any toppings of your choice. A scoop of vanilla ice cream or a drizzle of melted chocolate would be the perfect finishing touch. Serve the cake warm and enjoy every bite.

Don’t be afraid to get creative with your mug cake. Mix in different flavor extracts, use different types of chocolate, or try different toppings. The possibilities are endless.

The best part about making a mug cake is that there’s very little clean up involved. Simply wash the mug and spoon and you’re done. No need to wash a bunch of dishes or bake pans.


Making a delicious no-egg chocolate mug cake has never been easier. With just a few simple ingredients and a microwave, you can have a warm and satisfying dessert in minutes. Give this recipe a try and let us know how it turns out in the comments below. Happy baking!

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I'm Jennifer Tirrell, a self-taught baker, and founder of CakeRe. As an experienced baker and recipe publisher, I have spent over a decade working in the kitchen and have tried and tested countless baking tools and products. From classic cakes to creative twists, I've got you covered. So grab your apron and let's get baking!

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