11 May 2020


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Fancy a sweet treat that takes minutes to make? Take a look at Lead Youth Worker, May’s delicious ‘Cake in a Mug’ recipe!

Serves: 1


  • 4 tablespoons self-raising flour
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder or hot chocolate powder
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or sunflower oil
  • 1 microwaveable mug


  1. Add the self-raising flour, caster sugar and cocoa powder into a mug and mix well.
  2. Then add the egg, milk and oil into the mug and stir together.
  3. Place the mug into the microwave for 2 minutes
  4. Enjoy!

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May – Lead Youth Worker

Recipe from bbcgoodfood.com, December 2017