There are days when we feel like having some delicious, hot, and fresh cake at midnight while binge-watching your favourite movies. This recipe is for days like those. This chocolate lava cake can be prepared at home using a few ingredients in just 5 minutes. These are regular ingredients, you don't need to get fancy ingredients from the market. 

The best part is that you top this tasty cake with toppings of your choice at home. Berries, chocolate sauce, or even a scoop of ice cream. Perfect binge!

Choco Lava Cake In A Mug Recipe Card

Delicious and gooey!

Total Time :
5 min
Preparation Time :
2 min
Cooking Time :
3 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Tanya Malik


  • 3 tbsp Maida or refined flour
  • 3 tsp Powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 8 tbsp Milk
  • Chocolate cubes


Step 1
In a mug, add maida, powdered sugar and mix well.
Step 2
Next add cocoa powder and baking powder and combine all the dry ingredients.
Step 3
Add oil and milk and mix well till you get a thick consistency.
Step 4
Take a chocolate cubes and using a spoon or fork, place inside the cake mix.
Step 5
Microwave for 3 minutes.
Step 6

chocolate lava cake easy recipe

Top with chocolate syrup, chocolate sauce or berries. (optional)