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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Yeah yeah, this is off topic. However, with all the anger going around about the Autism Speaks video, I want to share a little yummy with everyone. And what's a woman's best friend? Chocolate. So, I'm reposting this recipe from my cooking blog Aspie Cooking


5-Minute Chocolate Cake

Take a coffee cup.
Put in 4 Tbsp white flour, 4 Tbsp sugar and 2 Tbsp cocoa.
Stir really really well.
Add 1 egg.
Stir really really well.
Add 3 Tbsp water and 3 Tbsp oil.
Stir really really well.
Add a splash of vanilla.
Add 3 Tbsp chocolate chips (optional)
Microwave for 3 minutes in a 1000 watt microwave.
Let cool for 2 minutes.
Eat.

Since I didn't have chocolate chips, I added chocolate milk sauce (you know, the sauce to make chocolate milk) on top and let it smother the sides. Really good.

I emphasize the stirring. It's really hard to stir well in a coffee cup. Also, the cake rises out of the cup while cooking; it looks pretty cool. And lastly, it makes a bit of a mess in your cup, but no more than, say, hot chocolate.

7 comments:

  1. Dammit! Now you made me hungry! And I'll have to suffer until I am done with a meal to try this. It sounds that delicious.

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  2. Heh heh, sorry about that. But it seemed like a good idea, and who doesn't want chocolate cake?

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  3. Definitely gotta try that! I've never successfully made a cake, so this will be fine. I'm going to substitute little pieces of Hershey's chocolate bar for the chocolate chips, but I guess I'll still need some vanilla.

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  4. For example, what is considered a splash?

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  5. A splash? um, you tip the bottle down and up really quickly. Like you splashed it with vanilla.

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  6. will have to get this recipe to my daughter. She's always trying to make cake in the microwave. Also coffee cup sized = harder for her brother with disaccharidase deficiency to get it.

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