I do not do fussy. I do easy. So I have not been doing mug cakes. Until now. Epicurious posted a bunch of Dorm Friendly recipes and one of them was a Red Velvet Mug Cake. They had my attention. Then the ingredients. Such tiny portions requiring so many dishes. I just couldn’t do it. So I improvised! The result is a very tasty and possibly the…
Easiest Mug Cake Ever!
3 tbsp vegetable oil
3 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp cider vinegar (optional)
1/2 cup chocolate cake mix
2 heaping tsp cocoa powder
1. Beat together the wet ingredients.
2. Stir in the dry ingredients.
3. Divide batter into two mugs and microwave separately for about 90 seconds.
Oh! Do you want a Red Velvet Mug Cake? Add at least 1 tsp of red food coloring.
I topped my cake with whipped cream. If you happen to have some pre-made cream cheese frosting, you can use that for a topping. I didn’t and there was no way I was going to make just enough cream cheese frosting for one little mug cake.
School starts Monday. I encourage all parents to enjoy the peace of their homes and take the day off. Get a massage. Get a pedicure. Have breakfast with friends. Then, come home, make yourself a mug cake and indulge. Binge on some TV. Ignore all electronic communications. Have a little me time. And a tiny little cake!