Dark chocolate and orange mug cake

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Dark chocolate and orange mug cake
What could be nicer than a cup of cake for one.

150g dark chocolate
1 knob butter
20g all-purpose flour
1 tbsp orange juice
1 tsp orange essence

2 tbsp sugar
1 egg
Drop of milk

Melt the chocolate and butter in small sauce pan. Leave to cool.

In a small bowl combine the flour, orange juice, orange essence and sugar.

Beat the egg in a glass and pour into the mix.

Next, pour in the milk and mix together.

Finally, spoon in the chocolate mix and give it a good mix.

Pour into a large mug and place in the microwave on medium power for 2 minutes.

Remove and return to microwave on a higher heat for another minute.

To check if it is done, place a knife in the centre and if it comes out clean it’s ready.

Allow to cool for a couple of minutes before eating.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
5 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Chocolate, Fruit, Eggs

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Cake Stall

Level of Difficulty

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