3 Minute Microwave Guinness Chocolate Cake in a Mug

This week on Jaime’s Lazy Late Night Cooking Corner, the show where I whip up last-minute single serve microwave treats every Thursday while wearing my robe, we are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with this 3 Minute Microwave Guinness Chocolate Cake recipe. This is rich, nutty, and melty-ooey-gooey good. Colleen even had to jump onscreen for a bite, definitely the most popular among the crew of our series’ recipes thus far.

So far in our series, we’ve made Single Serve Microwave Rice Krispy TreatsMicrowave Blueberry Cobbler in a CupMicrowave Strawberry Shortcake for Two, a Microwave Lemon Bar, Two-Minute Microwave Cheesecake in a Cup, and even a Microwave Cinnamon Roll. Now it’s time to watch the video above and learn how to combine Guinness and chocolate for my favorite lazy late-night microwavable treat yet.

Still hungry? Try our famous recipes for One Minute Cup of Coffee CakeSingle Microwave Cookie in a Minute2-Minute Chocolate Nutella Cake or French Toast in A Cup.

Learn how to make 3 Minute Microwave Guinness Chocolate Cake in a Mug in the video above, and also get the recipe after the jump…

3 Minute Microwave Guinness Chocolate Cake Recipe

1/4 cup flour
5 tbls sugar
2 tbls cocoa powder
1/2 tea baking powder
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1 egg
1/8 tea vanilla
1/3 cup Guinness beer

Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking powder. Stir.
Add milk, oil, egg, vanilla. Stir.
Add Guinness. Stir.
Microwave one-minute, check. Microwave another minute, check. If needed, microwave one more minute.
Cover with green sprinkles if desired, or perhaps whipped cream.




Awesome! This chocoholic was hoping you would make a delicious chocolatey treat in this series!


This chocolate cake looks fantastic. The best thing is quick preservation time. Thank you for this wonderful recipe!!!


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