Chocolate cake in a mug

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Do you know how to make a chocolate cake in a mug? Practise your reading in English with this recipe.


Do the preparation exercise first. Then read the text and do the other exercises.

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Chocolate cake in a mug

Chocolate cake in a mug


1 person


  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons of flour
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • half a banana, mashed
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of vanilla extract


Wash your hands! Find everything you need (a bowl, a wooden spoon, a tablespoon, a teaspoon, etc.). Get out the ingredients.


  1. Put the dry ingredients into a bowl (cocoa powder, flour, salt, sugar). Mix them well with a wooden spoon.
  2. Add the liquids (mashed banana, milk, vanilla extract). Stir everything well.
  3. Put the mixture into a mug.
  4. Put the mug in the microwave and cook on full power for 90 seconds. Be careful – the mug will be very hot! Wait five minutes for it to cool before you take it out of the microwave.
  5. Happy eating!


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Submitted by WickedDiamond40 on Fri, 05/08/2022 - 00:38


I love chocolate cake.

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