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Are you mad about baking? If so, welcome to the new article series for foodies.

We've teamed up with BakingMad.com to bring you delectable desserts and bakery goodness in the form of simple, easy to follow recipes.

Chocolate peanut butter mug cake

Need a quick cake fix and but don’t have time to fire up the oven? Perhaps you are mid-revision and need a sweet break to give you a boost? This is the cake for you, everyone should have this recipe in their baking repertoire, it is so easy and tastes great served with whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream.


PREP:5 MINS
BAKE:2 MINS
SERVES:1
SKILL LEVEL:EASY

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE

  • 30g Butter (unsalted) (1cm slice)
  • 30g Dark chocolate 6 squares
  • 2tsp Peanut butter (smooth)
  • 1 Egg(s) (free range)
  • 1½tbsp Unrefined dark muscovado sugar (we use Billington's)
  • 5tbsp Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson)

FOR THE DECORATION

  • Whipped cream

The Method

STEP 1

You will need to use a microwavable mug and 800W microwave for this recipe.

STEP 2

Place the butter and chocolate squares in the mug and melt together for 30 seconds,then give the mixture a stir.

STEP 3

Add in the other ingredients and mix together using a spoon or fork until the mixture become a chocolate brown, smooth consistency.

STEP 4

Microwave the mixture for 1 minute 30 at 800W. Keep an eye on the cake in case it spills out of the mug.

STEP 5

AServe warm, drizzled in chocolate sauce or topped with whipped cream or ice cream.

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