Why dangerous? Because you're now never more than 5 minutes away, day or night, from scoffing a chocolate cake...

chocolate mug cake garnished with strawberries and mint


Here’s how…

1. Quick! In a large mug, mix 4 tbsp self-raising flour, 4 tbsp sugar and 2 tbsp cocoa powder. Add 1 egg and mix well.

2. Hurriedly pour in 3 tbsp milk and 3 tbsp oil and mix. If you wish, add 3 tbsp chocolate chips and/or 1 tsp vanilla essence, and mix again.

3. Place mug in the microwave and tap foot impatiently while it cooks for 3 minutes on High. The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but, hey, all the more to eat! If you can handle it, allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate, or fiddle around garnishing with mint and strawberries. If not, scoff straight from the mug! (Share if you must…)

Will you be giving this delicious mug cake recipe a go?