Camping Recipes

Dangerous Cake in a Mug

WHY is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world? Because now we are only five minutes away from Chocolate Cake any time of the day or night!!!


  • 1 Large coffee mug (the biggest you have)
  • 4 Tbsp Cake Flour
  • 4 Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Tbsp Milk
  • 3 Tbsp Oil
  • Vanilla (a small splash)
  • 3 Tbsp Chocolate Chips, optional


Add dry ingredients to mug. Mix well with a fork, Add egg and mix thoroughly. Add milk, oil and vanilla, mix well. Add chips, if using. Place mug in microwave and cook for 3 minutes in 1000 watt microwave. If yours is smaller it may take an extra minute. This cake can also be cooked over a campfire using a metal mug. Cake will rise over top of mug - do not be alarmed! Allow to cool a little then enjoy!

Helen Van Gassen

Campfire Cooking
Desserts & Snacks

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