Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Vegan Chocolate Mug Cake

          Chocolate Mug Cake, finally I got to post it, and a vegan version. I've tried it so many times, sometimes it had turned out good and then sometimes, like a flab of rubber that I had to throw away. It was when I was making the Eggless Cauldron Cakes, I had some leftover batter, that I poured in some ramekins and microwaved, it came out very well, so I stuck to that. Then yesterday, I tried a vegan version, using orange juice and oil, the result was very good, ideal for those days, when you want a chocolate cake, but then, lazy to bake a big one..

Need To Have

  • All Purpose Flour - 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar - 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
  • Hershey's Unsweetened Cocoa Powder - 11/2 tablespoons
  • Baking Soda - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Orange Juice - 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
  • Oil - 21/2 teaspoons


          Take all the dry ingredients in a mug, add the juice and oil, whisk it well.

          Microwave it for about 1 minute 45 seconds to 2 minutes. Let it cool and enjoy.

I've given the time from 1 min 45 secs to 2 mins because it might vary with microwaves.
Don't microwave it too long, the cake will lose all the moisture and turn out very dry.
The cake batter should be thinner than that we use when we bake in a regular oven.
The sugar level was fine for us, if you like your cake very sweet, then add a teaspoon more.
Remove it while the cake is still moist, it dries up, as it cools.
I've used a small mug, so that the cake would come to the top ( for photos), so I had to keep an eye that it didn't overflow, the batter usually bubbles up, but finally it doesn't over flow, if needed, stop and start the microwave.
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  1. I always love Mug cakes.. They can be made quick and easy to satisfy the chocolate cravings.. Nice to know that It can be made vegan too.. Looks so yum!

  2. Delicious mug cake that too vegan.

  3. Even mug cakes are my favourite, prefect for sudden craving,loving ur vegan version.

  4. Mug cakes are perfect and easier too.

  5. Beautifully done mug cake Hema :) wish i can have it now

  6. I love your mug and of course the cake too dear!!! ;)

  7. wonderfully done mug cake..looks yummy.

  8. Looks delicious Hema. I love the mug cakes, perfect when we want to have a chocolate fix .

  9. I like the addition of orange juice. It does something to the chocolatey taste, doesn't it?

  10. Looks soooooo perfect and inviting !

  11. delicious and yummy cake! bookmarked!

  12. awesome and drooling recipe

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  13. So good and very inviting. Love the outcome and the pic says it all.

  14. That's incredible...very inviting, infact. Good work:)

  15. soft,moist and delicious cake dear!!

  16. this looks absolutely gorgeous... beautiful clicks...

  17. the BEST mug cake I've ever eaten

  18. can we make it in oven too??? pls reply