Espresso Mug Cake

Yields 2 mug cakes

The things you’ll need

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons espresso powder
  • 5 tablespoons self rising flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Spoon
  • Rubber spatula
  • 2 microwaveable mugs
  • Whipped cream in decorating bag fitted with #809 tip
  • Espresso beans

Let’s get started!

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, espresso powder, salt, and sugars.
  2. Whisk the egg, milk, vanilla and coconute oil until smooth.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Divide evenly into 2 mugs and microwave on high for about 1 minute. If cake is not set, microwave in intervals of 10 seconds until fully cooked.

Time to decorate!

  1. Once mug cakes are completely cooled, pipe a dollop of whipped cream in the center of each cake and then top with an espresso bean.

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