• Serves 1
  • 1 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients


For when you need sweet warm cake and need it fast.

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large free range egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1½ tablespoons Muscovado Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Milo Powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 soft chocolate truffle of your choice
  • a large microwave-safe mug that can hold around 300ml of liquid


  1. Place all the ingredients (except the truffle) into a large mug.
  2. Whisk with a fork until you have a smooth batter.
  3. Push the chocolate truffle into the batter.
  4. Microwave on high power for 50 seconds or until just cooked on the outside and still gooey chocolate in the middle.
  5. Eat and enjoy while steaming hot.
  6. If you want to dress it up, top with a light dusting of Pure Icing Sugar and Milo and serve with a little cream or vanilla ice-cream.

  • You had me at milo! I’ll be trying this tomorrow.


  • Ooh yum I think this would be great with ice cream


  • Oh yum. Can’t wait to make it. Thanks for the recipe.


  • I love a mug cake! Using Milo, how can you go wrong!


  • Delicious and a great treat, thanks.

    • Many thanks again moms for all your wonderful comments ..wishing you all a lovely holiday time. :-)


  • A good way to use up the Milo not been used, Love the use of a chocolate in the middle.


  • Thanks my sweet tooth will love that recipe


  • Super fast to make and looks delicious!


  • I love a quick and easy way to beat those sweet cravings.


  • This looks so decadent I love it


  • I’m always on the lookout for more mug cakes ideas. Like the other mum below, I loved that Nutella mug cake recipe that someone posted here. I make it sometimes!!


  • Thanks for all the lovely comments moms ..do hope you enjoy as much as I do.


  • Your Lava cake would be amazing,thanks!


  • I often make the Nutella mug cake that o found on here, I hope this one is as good as that one!

    • Do hope you like it mom81879 …although I must admit I also like the taste of nutella many times it is just tooo sweet for me, this Milo mug cake I am sure will surprise and delight you and has the added benefit of added nutrients. wink wink. Do have a lovely day. :-)


  • oh this sounds amazing! – thank you for sharing, I cannot wait to make this for my girls


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