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Cake in a Mug

Malt replaces oil, making the cake a little healthier and bringing a subtle malt sweetness. It rounds powdery cocoa notes and makes the cake moister and slightly more ‘springy’.
Preparation Time
Less than 10 minutes
Cooking Time
Less than 5 minutes
Skill Level
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2 tablespoons plain flour (30g)
1 teaspoon baking powder (5g)
2 tablespoons caster sugar (30g)
1 tablespoon cocoa powder (15g)
ó egg (or one small egg)
1 tablespoon milk (15g)
1 tablespoon malt extract (30g)
1 Lindt chocolate truffle


Place all ingredients into your largest mug and stir together to a thick batter with a spoon. Push the lindt truffle into the bottom of the mix.

Microwave on full power for around 90 to 120 seconds keeping an eye it doesn’t spill over (stopping if necessary to allow it to drop back down). Take care removing the hot mug from the microwave. Grab a spoon, sit down, put your feet up and enjoy the piping hot freshly cooked mug cake.

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