2 Minute Hot Chocolate Mug Cake Mix Recipe So Easy Your 7 y/o Can Make It

Microwave mug cake just got even easier with this handy homemade hot chocolate mug cake mix you can make ahead of time.

Stir it together, store it in a jar, and have it handy when you need a single serve 2 minute cake! Yum!

Hot chocolate mug cake mix and cake - kids activities blog - finished mug cake shown turned up side down on a plate sprinkled with powdered sugar and canning jar of cake mix in the background
Let’s make this easy mug cake mix so we can have mug cakes whenever we want them!

The homemade mug cake mix would also make a fabulous gift idea for teachers, friends, and those hard-to-buy-for relatives. I love to give this as a gift with a themed mug.

OK, let’s make this homemade mug cake mix…it is easy!

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Quick & Easy Mug Cake Mix

Ingredients for chocolate mug cake mix.
This homemade mug cake mix only requires 3 ingredients!

Ingredients Needed

If you aren’t planning on making a bunch of mug cakes immediately, you will need an airtight container to store the mug cake mix for future use. I love using a canning jar which you can leave out on the kitchen counter for a quick mug cake emergency!

Mug cake mix ingredients in a bowl.
Stir together the mix and store it in a tightly sealed container.

Make Dry Mix

Mix all of the dry ingredients together and store the dry mix.  

Mug cake mixed in a mug ready to go into the microwave shown with a spoon
When ready to use, just mix together 1/4 cup mug cake mix and 1/8 cup water & microwave!

Make Individual Mug Cakes with Dry Mix

Step 1

When ready to use, spray a mug with oil.

Step 2

Add 1/8 cup of water to the mug and 1/4 cup of the dry mix.  

Stir well.  

Step 3

Microwave it for 1 minute.  

Let it sit for one minute after you pull it out of the microwave.

Mug cake on a plate sprinkled with powdered sugar
If you spray your mug with cooking oil spray first, it can be turned onto a plate for a pretty dessert!

Serve Your Mug Cake

After the minute is up, run a knife around the cake in the mug and turn out onto a plate.

Sprinkle with icing sugar or whipped cream for an instant “frosting”.

Mug cake with powdered sugar sprinkled on the top.
A sprinkle of powdered sugar gives a plain chocolate mug cake instant “frosting”!
Yield: 22

2 Minute Hot Chocolate Mug Cake Mix Recipe

2 Minute Hot Chocolate Mug Cake Mix Recipe

Stir together this simple 3 ingredient chocolate mug cake mix.

Store it in a tightly sealed container for a quick and easy 2 minute dessert!

Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • One Box of Angel Food Cake
  • One Box of Brownie Mix
  • One-half cup of coco powder

Instructions

STEP 1:


MIX ALL OF THE DRY INGREDIENTS TOGETHER AND STORE THE DRY MIX.   WE USE TWO QUART MASON JARS TO STORE THE MIX.


STEP 2:


WHEN READY TO USE, SPRAY A MUG WITH OIL. ADD 1/8 CUP OF WATER TO THE MUG AND 1/4 CUP OF THE DRY MIX.   STIR WELL.   MICROWAVE IT FOR 1 MINUTE.   LET IT SIT FOR ONE MINUTE AFTER YOU PULL IT OUT OF THE MICROWAVE.


STEP 3:


AFTER THE MINUTE IS UP, RUN A KNIFE AROUND THE CAKE IN THE MUG AND TURN OUT ONTO A PLATE

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

22

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 16Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 13mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

***Nutrition information is done by a third party and isn't always accurate.

How we use hot chocolate microwave mug cake in our home

My mother surprised me with a handcrafted tea set from Poland.

I have teacups from around the world, this was such a special gift to me and my girls!

hot chocolate cake recipe - takes only 2 min to make mug cake recipe shown next to tea set outside
Mug cakes and tea!

What a better way to celebrate a warm afternoon (love Texas weather) than by having a hot chocolate party to christen in our tea set, together.

We decided chocolate mug cakes would be the perfect thing to help us celebrate.

hot chocolate cake recipe - takes only 2 min to make! Mug shown with baked mug cake inside
This cake is so easy to make.

This recipe is so easy that my 7 year old made these!

The cakes will be shaped differently depending on the size and shape of the mug.

hot chocolate cake recipe - takes only 2 min to make! hand reaching for tea cakes made in a mug
The mug tea cakes were a big hit!

I think my girls are developing a love of chocolate and “parties” too!

hot chocolate cake recipe - takes only 2 min to make!
YUM!

Happy chocolate cake tea party!

More easy dessert recipes for kids, you might want to also check out:

What is your favorite mug cake? Do you have plenty of mug cake mix on hand?

11 Comments

  1. This is such an easy recipe it is almost too good to be true 🙂 Chocolate cake for snack time? Count me in! Thank you for sharing and for linking up this week to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop.

  2. Great to “meet” you on craft schooling Sunday, and love this post. Gorgeous tea pot gift, and love that you took the cakes out of the mugs, great call! Now I just have to find a way to re-interpret your cake mix ingredients without a mix, mixes are very expensive here (and quite new actually) so it’s not worth it. All the best!

  3. Thank you so much for the easy and quick recipe! I am in love with your beautiful blue and White dishes. Came from Saturday Sparks, you are featured there and me too, lol! Enjoy your weekend.
    FABBY

  4. Yum! These look wonderful. Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

  5. These look awesome! Hmmmm…..I’ll just have to Australianize them….lol! I’ve arrived from Sunday Funday and I’m a newbie to linky parties, and can’t wait to meet up with lots of clever crafting, cooking, stitching bloggers. Love your blue and white teaset….Mimi…xxx

  6. Yoka Bazilewich says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this my husband will love it too .
    Happy Chanukah to you and family.
    Chag Semeach,
    Yoka

  7. Yum! Hot chocolate is one of our favorite drinks of the winter season so we can't wait to try this recipe ourselves! This is a great and quick recipe to try out with family and friends during the holiday vacation. We will be tweeting your hot chocolate cake recipe to our followers from our Twitter account, @OncorPML. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Verna Shelton says:

    I tried these and they turned out like Pudding or like a fallen cake, help. Is there a certain angle food mix or brownie mix you are to use, or maybe the microwave setting.

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