Easy chocolate peanut butter mug cake 19



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Did you know that you can bake a cake in the microwave in seconds? Well, if you didn’t, let us introduce you to this beautifully decadent chocolate peanut butter mug cake.

All you need is one mug and one microwave to make this sweet treat.


  • 3 tablespoons self raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter



In a large mug, whisk the dry ingredients together (flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt).

Next, add the milk, vegetable oil and peanut butter and whisk quickly til smooth.

Pop in the microwave on high for one minute. Check to see if it has risen up sufficiently and put back in if you need to. Serve immediately.




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  1. These are a great idea, have made it a few times, not with peanut butter though. A choccy sauce and its a pudding! I put it on a saucer to catch the overflow.

  2. Miss out the peanut butter and include chop chips or any berries or both. Being a person who doesn’t like nuts I get a bit annoyed when almost every recipe contains them. Also, a lot of kids are allergic.

  3. Have been making cakes in the microwave for 30 years. Used to make paddy cakes for the kids. Instead of using cake tins I did them in ice cream cones.

  4. Ever so easy and delicious but don’t need all that sugar, add berries etc can constantly change the flavors, yummo

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