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Chocolate Cake in a Mug

On July 28, 2017

Serves 1 / preparation : 5 minutes
equipment : microwaveable mug (of at least 350 ml/12 fl oz capacity), microwave

2 tablespoons self-raising flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 egg
2˝ tablespoons caster (superfine) sugar
2 tablespoons milk

Put the flour, sugar, cocoa and egg in the mug. Whisk. Add the milk and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Stir until smooth.

Microwave on high for 3 minutes.

Serve dusted with icing sugar if you like.

CookFastEatWell_cvrImages and recipes from Cook Fast, Eat Well by Sue Quinn Murdoch Books, RRP $35.00. Buy the book here.

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