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Recipe: Vanilla Microwave Mug Cake

This cake is really easy to prepare and is great for when you have a craving for something sweet.


5 tbsp self raising flour
3 tbsp caster sugar
1 medium egg
3 tbsp water
3 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract

Cooking Method

Serves 1

Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl and ensure there are no lumps.

Put all of the mixture into a mug and ensure that it does not fill more than half of the mug.

Place on a piece of kitchen paper in the microwave and cook for 1min45secs for a 950w microwave. Cooking times may vary depending on the power of your microwave.

Insert a skewer and ensure that the cake is cooked all the way through. Let stand for 1 minute before serving.

Serving Suggestion: For a chocolate cake, replace 2 tbsp of flour with cocoa powder