Chocolate mug cake is the perfect solution for those evenings when you're craving a luscious dessert, but you don't have the energy to whip up an entire batch of brownies. If you're reluctant to keep a lot of sweets around the house, you can easily make a single serving. Satisfy your late-night sweet tooth with this delicious, moist mug cake. Remember to add your own personal touches, too!
Aside from adding a handful of chocolate chips for a more dramatic molten chocolate effect, there are plenty of other ways to liven up your mug cake, taking it to another tasty level.
If you're gluten-free, swap the all-purpose flour for a gluten-free variety such as King Arthur gluten-free all-purpose flour. All unsweetened cocoa powders should be gluten-free; however, beware of products with added ingredients that may contain gluten.
Swap the butter for a dairy-free alternative such as Earth Balance. Substitute Enjoy Life mini chocolate chips for regular chocolate chips. Check out this list from PETA for dairy-free unsweetened cocoa.
Chocolate mug cake is a quick and easy dessert solution. Try it the next time you're craving an easy, delicious treat. It's an excellent way to have some cake without dirtying a ton of dishes or shelling out cash at a bakery.