CARDAMOM VANILLA MUG CAKE

I was craving something sweet and I needed it to be fast so what is my answer to my craving, mug cake yo! Before we get into the thick of things HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY! To every woman working hard to put food on the table, I salute you. Moms, sisters, aunts, daughters, nieces, grandmas every woman out there, you are special and loved. I have been thinking a lot about spices and so I decided to spice up this mug cake with one of my favorite warm spice that is cardamom. Speaking of cardamom, I used to correct people who wrote cardaMOM thinking that it was cardaMON. Am I the only one who thought that? I’m sure am not, I know you thought that too or are still thinking in that direction. Anyway apart from having a fantastic aroma, cardamom has some great health nutrients that benefit your body as a whole. To think that I lived my life without spices! I shudder. This mug cake turned out fluffy soft you would think it was baked in the oven. What has been your favorite mug cake flavour so far? 

INGREDIENTS

4 Tablespoon All Purpose Flour
3 Tablespoons Milk
2 Tablespoons Sugar
1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1/8 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/16 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Tablespoon Vanilla Essence
1 Teaspoon Ground Cardamom

METHOD

 Add flour to microwavable mug. You can mix ingredients in bowl then transfer to mug

Add sugar

Add baking powder

Add ground cardamom

Add baking soda

 Mix the dry ingredients

Until evenly combined

Add vanilla essence

Add milk and mix the ingredients

Add vegetable oil

Mix until batter becomes smooth but thick. If too heavy you can add milk a tablespoon at a time

Set your microwave on high to 2 minutes and place the mug cake batter

After 2 minutes the cake is done

Allow the mug cake to cool completely

The cake is so fluffy with aromatic spices

Use fork to dig in

You can eat the mug cake plain or add toppings like ice cream, honey, fruits or peanut butter

Delicious self serve dessert

Enjoy


CARDAMOM VANILLA MUG CAKE


Recipe by Mulunga Alukwe


Prep time: 05 Minutes
Cook time: 02 Minutes
Total time: 07 Minutes
Yield: 1 Serving
Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons
    All Purpose Flour
  • 3 Tablespoons
    Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons
    Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoons
    Vegetable Oil
  • 1/8 Teaspoon
    Baking Powder
  • 1/16 Teaspoon
    Baking Soda
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Vanilla Essence
  • 1 Teaspoon
    Cardamom

Cooking Directions

  1. Add flour to microwavable mug. You can mix ingredients in bowl then transfer to mug. Add sugar. Add baking powder. Add ground cardamom. Add baking soda. Mix the dry ingredients. Until evenly combined
  2. Add vanilla essence. Add milk and mix the ingredients. Add vegetable oil. Mix until batter becomes smooth but thick. If too heavy you can add milk a tablespoon at a time
  3. Set your microwave on high to 2 minutes and place the mug cake batter. After 2 minutes the cake is done. Allow the mug cake to cool completely. The cake is so fluffy with aromatic spices
  4. You can eat the mug cake plain or add toppings like ice cream, honey, fruits or peanut butter. Delicious self serve dessert

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