How to Make a Chocolate "Mug" Cake in the Microwave

This recipe is great because you make it all in one mug in the microwave. No mess to clean and it's delicious!

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How to Make a Chocolate "Mug" Cake in the Microwave Recipe
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Because this recipe relies heavily on microwaves (and microwaves vary), times may also vary. My microwave is 1.58 kW.

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All the ingredients (and a mug)!

All the ingredients (and a mug)!

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Be careful when melting chocolate in the microwave. Go slow or else it will burn. I suggest 30 second intervals on MEDIUM power with stirring in between.

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Melt the butter an chocolate in the mug in the microwave. Keep microwaving until the chocolate is fully melted, smooth, and shiny.

Melt the butter an chocolate in the mug in the microwave. Keep microwaving until the chocolate is fully melted, smooth, and shiny.

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Add flour, sugar, salt, and egg to melted chocolate and butter.

Add flour, sugar, salt, and egg to melted chocolate and butter.

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Stir the batter thoroughly, making sure to mix in all the melted chocolate and butter from the bottom.

Stir the batter thoroughly, making sure to mix in all the melted chocolate and butter from the bottom.

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Microwave the mug for 3 minutes on HIGH (yes this seems like a while, but that's how long it takes).

Microwave the mug for 3 minutes on HIGH (yes this seems like a while, but that's how long it takes).

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Almost there!

Almost there!

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All done! (it did indeed rise) The cake is very hot, so be careful before eating it.

All done! (it did indeed rise) The cake is very hot, so be careful before eating it.

Ingredients

¼ Cups Butter, diced 
Cups Semisweet Chocolate Chips 
3 Tablespoons Flour 
3 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar 
¼ Teaspoons Salt 
1 Egg 
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