Microwave Mug Cake (egg-free)

Am I the only one who experiences random pangs of hunger, craving a delicious treat but not wanting to make a big effort and bake?! Come on guys, I know I’m not alone. Lucky for you, I have a recipe for a microwave mug cake.


  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 a teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 teaspoon sunflower/coconut
  • 4 tablespoons (40 ml) milk


  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a microwavable mug 
  2. Microwave for 40 -50 seconds. (Timing varies between microwaves so watch carefully. Try poking with a fork, If it comes out clean it’s cooked)
  3. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Enjoy! Try serving with your favourite ice cream for extra yumminess!