Step 1:

  • Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly.
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  • Pour in the milk and oil and mix well.
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  • Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla extract, and mix again.
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  • Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts (high). The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don’t be alarmed! Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.
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  • EAT! (this can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous). And why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world? Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake at any time of the day or night!
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