Marble Mug Cake Recipe

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This traditional cake comes in a small package. Serving you and just you. Top it with your favorite ice cream while it’s still warm and enjoy!

Marble Mug Cake Recipe

How To Make Marble Mug Cake

Pop this marble mug cake recipe in the microwave anytime. It's decadent, quick, and easy to make. Perfect for when you need your chocolate fix.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • tsp baking soda
  • tsp salt


  1. Sift together your flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl. Set aside.
  2. In another mixing bowl, add your milk, sugar, oil, and vanilla extract. Whisk until sugar has dissolved completely, roughly 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Fold in your sifted flour mixture into your wet mixture until a smooth batter is formed.
  4. Measure out ⅓ cup of your batter and pour into another mixing bowl.
  5. Add your cocoa powder into this and whisk until evenly incorporated.
  6. Pour half of your plain batter into your coffee mug, or any microwave-friendly mug, followed by half of your cocoa batter.
  7. Swirl gently with a cake spatula. Avoid overmixing.
  8. Heat in the microwave for roughly 3 to 5 minutes in medium heat setting until a cake tester comes out clean. Repeat process with the remaining batter.
  9. Allow to cool briefly at room temperature then serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 20g
  • :
  • Calcium: 69mg
  • Calories: 152kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 96mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 281mg
  • Vitamin A: 49IU
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