Impress your friends or just treat yourself with this delicious no fuss, no mess pud! It’s so easy to make and only requires a few ingredients.


• 4 tbsp plain flour

• 4 tbsp sugar

• 2 tbsp cocoa powder

• 1 small egg

• A splash of vanilla extract

• 3 tbsp vegetable oil

• 3 tbsp milk

•4 or 5 squares of chocolate and/or 1 tsp peanut butter

cake in a mug recipe


1. Mix up the dry ingredients in your favourite mug (pick a large one!)
2. Add the egg and mix well
3. Add the vanilla, oil and milk, and mix again
4. Push the chocolate and/or peanut butter into the middle of your mix
5. Microwave on full power for 3 mins
6. Let it cool for 2 more, then dig in!

If you’ve got the baking bug, visit our cakey-bakey section at and in your nearest store for everything you need to whip up some tasty treats!

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