Guides 'Mug Off'
On Monday 23rd November, our Guides had a 'Mug Off' over Zoom. This consisted of making Chocolate cakes in a mug and decorating as a Reindeer.
Those who didnt have the facilities for a mug off,decorated cakes instead and there were some impressive results too
Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe
4 tablespoons of Self-Raising Flour
4 tablespoons of Caster Sugar
3 tablespoons of milk
3 tablespoons of Sunflower oil
2 tablespoons of Cocoa Powder
Vanilla or another flavouring
Chocolate drops or dried fruit
Large white chocolate drops, small dark chocolate drops, a red glace cherry, Curly wurly bits for antlers.
* Warning when taking the cake out of the microwave please wear oven gloves as a mug can be incredibly hot.
Step 1 Mix dried ingredients in a large mug, preferably with a narrower base
Step 2 Add egg to dry ingredients and mix in
Step 3 Add milk, flavouring and oil to ingredients and mix well, making sure there are no flour lumps left
Step 4 Stir in chocolate or fruit
Step 5 Place mug in the centre of microwave and cook on high for 2 minutes. Take out and check to see if the top is springy.
Step 6 Let cool for 5 mins and gently ease out with an eating knife, on to a place.
Step 7 Place cake on its side, decocrate as in pictures.