Perfectly Easy Chocolate Cake (perfect, except the calories…)


  • 4 tbs flour
  • 4 tbs sugar
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbs milk
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 3 tbs chocolate chips
  • splash of vanilla
  • 1 large coffee mug

Add dry ingredients to a coffee mug and mix well. Add wet ingredients and mix well. Add chocolate chips. Microwave for 3 minutes on high. Eat plain out of the mug, or cut into two servings and top with cream, ice cream or chocolate syrup.  Yes, it’s THAT simple.

Easy, no mess, cheap & delicious… if only this cake didn’t have calories!

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit or
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