On the Move Recipe series – 1 minute Easter Egg Mug Cake

images (1)1 minute Easter Egg Mug Cake

This 1 minute Easter Mug Cake is fun and quick to prepare. Serve chocolate sauce and ice-cream for a yummy dessert. Prepared in a microwave.

Serves 1 or 2.


  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3½ tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 mini Easter eggs
  • Store bought chocolate sauce and ice cream to serve *optional but recommended


  1. Select your favourite mug (the larger the better)!
  2. Place butter into your mug, then put on a microwave safe plate (just in case of spillage over the mug) and microwave for 10 seconds (or until melted).
  3. Add egg, milk and vanilla essence and lightly beat with a fork until combined.
  4. Add the dry ingredients into your mug and beat with a fork until smooth and well combined.
  5. Place mug into the microwave and cook for 30 seconds on medium heat.
  6. Place the mini solid eggs into the cake batter then place the mug back into the microwave for a further 30 seconds on medium heat (be careful to not let it overflow).
  7. The cake should be cooked on the outside and slightly gooey in the middle.
  8. Take out of the microwave and top with chocolate sauce and ice cream.

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