Vegan Mug Cake Recipe
By Loving It Vegan
🔪Prep Time: 3 minutes
👩🍳Cook Time: 1 minute
4 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder Unsweetened
3 Tbsp White Granulated Sugar
1/4 tsp Baking Powder
1/8 tsp Salt
4 Tbsp Soy Milk or other non-dairy milk
2 Tbsp Canola Oil or Vegetable Oil
1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
2 Tbsp Vegan Chocolate Chips
For Serving (Optional):
Vegan Chocolate Chips
Vegan Whipped Cream
1Add the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder and salt to a coffee mug and mix together.
2Add the soy milk, vegetable oil and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients and mix it up into a smooth batter. Stir well and make sure the flour at the bottom of the mug is properly mixed in.
3Add the vegan chocolate chips and fold them into the batter.
4Bake in the microwave on high for 90 seconds.* (See Notes)
5Let it cool for a few minutes and then add a few more vegan chocolate chips to the top and a dollop of vegan whipped cream (optional).
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