One Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Do you ever want to satisfy your cravings? This one minute chocolate mug cake will surely satisfy your tummy. It’s so easy to do and it will definitely make your day. All you need is a microwave oven and baking ingredients and the best thing about this it’s dairy-free.

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Sometimes we want uncomplicated sweet treats that we can enjoy especially if we are writing or just binge-watching. What if I tell you that this one minute chocolate mug cake can do the trick of having a sweet treat.

One minute chocolate mug cake
Dairy-free Chocolate Mug Cake

One Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

A mug cake is literally a cake made using a mug with the help of your microwave oven. This one minute chocolate mug cake can be enjoyed alone or share with others. You don’t need fancy baking equipment to make this chocolate mug cake.

Aside from using a mug, you can also use ramekins to microwave this mini chocolate cake. No need to use big baking pans or trays.


  • 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour (unbleached)
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp dairy-free milk
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • Dairy-free chocolate chips

All you got to do is mix all dry ingredients in a mug, stir with a spoon then add liquid ingredients and stir again. Put the chocolate chips on top. Place in the microwave for 60 seconds.

one minute chocolate mug cake

One Minute Mug Cake

When all you got is just a few minutes, this is perfect for you. A mug cake is literally a cake made using a mug with the help of your microwave oven. This one minute chocolate mug cake can be enjoyed alone or share with others.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Course Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Servings 1 person
Calories 335 kcal


  • microwave oven
  • mug
  • measuring spoons


  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp dairyfree milk (I use unsweetened almond milk)
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • chocolate chips (lots of it)


  • In a mug add all dry ingredients. Cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt then mix until everything is combined.
  • Add liquid ingredients plant based milk, oil, and vanilla then mix again.
  • Add chocolate chips on top and microwave for one minute.
  • Optional: Top with a plant based ice cream and enjoy.


  1. To make it lower in calories use applesauce.
  2. You can also use unsweetened soy milk or oat milk.
This recipe is for 1 serving with 335 calories per serving | Total Fat 17.8g | Saturated Fat 3.9g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 192mg | Total Carbohydrate 47.8g | Dietary Fiber 3.9g | Total Sugars 28.2g |  Protein 4.3g | Vitamin D 0mcg | Calcium 125mg | Iron 3mg | Potassium 450mg
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I saw this recipe on Instagram and recreated my own since it’s very doable. A comforting dessert that is perfect if you don’t have time to bake a whole 8 inches cake.

There you have it an easy treat one minute chocolate mug cake to enjoy. If you would like more dairy-free recipes don’t forget to follow and subscribe to my blog.

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43 thoughts on “One Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

  1. 5 stars
    How can you go wrong with a chocolate mug in one minute? You can’t! Looking forward to try this, it sounds easy, quick and delicious. Thank you!

  2. We’ve started making 2 bite brownies for birthdays, but this seems like it’ll taste much better and much less work! We’re going to try it out! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Because they are easy to make without using many baking equipments 🙂 Thank you Rochelle

  3. I’ve never tried to make a mug came before but sounds a quick and fantastic way to get cake.

    On mug of cake washed dow with one mug of coffee here we come.

  4. Quick & easy is my kind of dessert! This would be perfect when I’m wanting a sweet treat without a ton of work in the kitchen. Thank you for sharing!

  5. Sometimes you really do just need a quick fix! Love that I have all the things needed to make this and that it takes no time at all. Perfect for when I get that sudden chocolate craving!

  6. Yummmm! Mug cakes are easy to make, and one of the best parts is that they give you a portion-sized treat without having to make a whole cake. 🙂 This recipe looks absolutely delicious. Thank you for sharing!

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