SOS CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE MIX | SA Garden and Home
Last updated on 12 August 2019

Make this easy mix and keep it ready for chocolate emergencies. Find the recipe in Chocolate by Katelyn Williams, R380, from Human and Rousseau.

ALSO TRY: FIVE-MINUTE MOLTEN MOCHA MUG CAKES

(Makes enough for 10 mugs)

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE CAKE MIX

330g (450 ml) castor sugar

270g (450 ml) self-raising flour

100g (300 ml) cocoa powder

5ml (1t) fine salt

330g (450ml) dark chocolate chips

TO ASSEMBLE

45ml (3T) vegetable or canola oil

45ml (3T) milk

120ml (8T) cake mix (above)

METHOD

1. Sift the castor sugar, flour, cocoa powder and salt together, add the chocolate chips. Mix well and place in a large jar fitted with a lid. The mix can be kept in the sealed jar for up to a month.

2. When ready to enjoy, place the oil and milk in a large mug and whisk together with a fork.

3. Add 120ml (8T) of your mug cake mix and beat the batter until smooth. Cook in the microwave for 45–50 seconds until just risen and firm.

GIVE IT A TWIST

MOCHA: Add a pinch of instant coffee powder to the milk

PEANUT BUTTER: Add a spoonful of peanut butter to the batter before baking.

JAM: Place a dollop of raspberry or strawberry jam on top as soon as it comes out the microwave.

BOOZY: Drizzle a shot of Amarula, brandy or liqueur over the cake while still warm

(Serves 2–3.)

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