Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Instant Death by Chocolate Recipe

*Warning, warning, Will Robinson! If you're a chocoholic, you may not want to continue reading!*

Instant Death by Chocolate
(aka Death by Mugging)

4 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
a small splash of vanilla extract
1 large coffee mug

Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly. Pour in milk and oil, and mix well. Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla extract, and mix again.

Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts. The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed. Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired. Eat! (This can serve 2 if you want to feel slightly more virtuous).

And why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world? Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from chocolate cake at any time of the day or night! {Thanks to my step-daughter for passing this deadly dessert recipe on to me!}


Anonymous said...

Cake in a cup. That woke me up just looking at it. This should stir up the troops. I need to get a bigger cup.

Janna Qualman said...

I did this about a month ago! Got an e-mail with the same directions and pictures, and had my daughters help. The prep was more fun than the cake was yummy, but I think if tweaked it'd be great! Curious to hear if others have tried it.

Terri Tiffany said...

Lost in Space?? Now you're dating yourself!!LOL

Linda said...

What a cool concept - cake in a cup! I'm done for now....! There's no hope for me to get back into my skinny jeans!

mlh said...

Yum! I wonder what it would taste like with nuts?

WendyCinNYC said...

Oh, this is so not helpful to the butt.

Melissa Marsh said...

Oh. My. GOODNESS. I have every single ingredient on hand. OOOH! I may be having chocolate cake tonight!

jill said...

we made these for a birthday party...provided different types of chips, nuts, candy pieces and the kids customized theirs. it was great fun!

Kathryn Magendie said...

Damn You Damn You Wil Robinson!

OMG - that looks so good -- must have...must.have.now.

Anonymous said...

OHHH...I have seen this recipe before. The only thing I would suggest is Chocolate Ice Cream on the side...lol. I am a CHOCOHOLIC!!

Barbara said...

I'm definitely trying this one. My husband doesn't eat sweets, so this is perfect....just for me!!

Angie Ledbetter said...

Oren, I got a selection of huge mugs. Be glad to lend ya one!

I'm gonna try it soon, Janna. Was thinking about adding peppermint chips to the mix for a holiday treat. :)

Terri, I freely claim every day of my almost-50 years! I've earned all the benefits of the "elderly." LOL

Angie Ledbetter said...

Linda, it won't hurt ya every once in awhile. (Maybe cut the recipe in half?) :)

MLH, Self wondered the same thing. Almonds...like a Hershey bar!

LOL, Wendy. It's not.

Angie Ledbetter said...

Melissa, give us a report if you do/did!

What a cool idea, Jill! May do the same thing for kiddies at Christmas.

Made me laff out loud, Kathryn. :)

Angie Ledbetter said...

Ang...Rocky Road! :)

You're right, Barbara. A perfect sweet treat for one. Ah!

Lori said...

Didn't you just want to bitch-slap Smith? What a whiner!

There go my hips. This is just amazing. Yes, we've made it already. Yes, we'll make it again. And again. And again. Oy. My butt.

Mrs Parks said...

No Way!
Is that "cup cake" a prop?
I don't believe it.
How could that be?
It sure looks good.
And it sounds easy enough.
I do have some ice cream.
Maybe I should go try it.........

Anonymous said...

Ohh, ohh, I gain weight every time I drop by. Yum! A new chocolate to add!!! I love it!!

Hey, Angie, odd how you mention Will Robison as I have him mentioned once in my book! :D

Ms. B1tch is tired tired tired...but very hungry said...

Ms B1tch approves! Now, Ms B is Queen and she is All Knowing, but, Ms B1tch is NOT a food snob, no she is not....she loves rustic food and all things gooey chocolate goodness.

Ms. B think Miss Angie may be her new best friend - and Ms B rarely bestows this upon anyone!

(Also, Ms B answered your "question to Ms B1tch" about restaurants food revenge!

Angie Ledbetter said...

Lori, you look like you got plenty of room for a few more on that skinny frame! (PS...who's Smith?)

Mrs. Parks, I'll need full reportage after you've done the deed.

Kimmi, you're skinny too. Have one for me!

About the book...see? I knew there was gonna be a lot about it I lapped up. Can't wait for it to drop!

*Yay, and clap clap* to Ms. B for letting me into the inner circle! If you ever come here, I'll make you a double mug o' chocky heaven!(Going visit your blog again shortly.)

Lori said...

Mr. Smith - Lost in Space! Come on, you and I are the same age (I hope)!

And the photo belies the arse - it's spreading like mold in a shower.

Angie Ledbetter said...

Oh, Lori, 'scuse my CRS. How could I forget Dr. Smith? (Yep, wanted to slap him AND Charles Nelson Riley of Hollywood Squares fame.) :) LOL on the mold!!!

Rachel Burton said...

Oh yum. I'm getting fatter just reading about all these holiday treats!

Angie @ KEEP BELIEVING said...

Yup. Death by chocolate cuz it brings us all that much closer to easy peazy calories.



Anonymous said...

So glad I never bothered with a microwave. That, and the fact that I am without most of the ingredients, will keep me on the straight and narrow... sure looks good, though. /Deb

Carrie Wilson Link said...

Oh my hell of God. Can't talk now, just found the perfect use for the cracked mug.

Angie Ledbetter said...

Rachel, I'm trying to keep myself on a tight leash, but it's gonna be hard come Thursday!

Angie, so glad you stopped by! I've been praying and will continue.

I think you're smart, Deb!

L.O.L., Carrie.

colbymarshall said...

I know it's the name of a dessert, but I really think if Death by Chocolate was a way to die, then when I die, that's how I want to go...

Angie Ledbetter said...

Colby, ditto.

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