Cakes are meant to lift up our spirits & here is a simple recipe that can be made in 3mins. Coco Mug cake, flavoured with chocolate & coffee makes for a warm, mushy, comforting cup cake in a microwave.

Flour(maida) – 4tbsp
Cocoa powder – 1 tbsp
Coffee Powder – 1tsp
Sugar(fine grain) – 3tbsp
Baking powder – 1tsp
Butter(melted, salted) – 1½ tbsp
Vanilla Extract – few drops
Milk (room temp) – 6-7 tbsp
Chocolate chips/chunks – ½ cup


In a large mug mix all the ingredients except chocolate chips. Mix it well till all the ingredients are properly mixed. Now add the chocolate chips and mix again.

Place the mug in a microwave. Press the microwave option, select high heat and cook the cake for 2½-3mins. Remove and serve warm, hot or cold.