Microwave Oven Chocolate Pudding in a Cup

Do you ever have one of those evenings when after dinner you really feel like something chocolatey and sweet but did not make a pudding, well… this seriously quick and easy recipe will have you sufficiently satisfied in under 5 minutes.  Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or cream.

Sorry not the prettiest of pictures. 😉

Chocolate Pudding in a Cup


60ml cake flour
60ml sugar
30ml cocoa powder
1ml salt
1 egg
45ml milk
45ml oil
5ml vanilla essence
45ml chocolate chips


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  2. Add the egg, milk, oil and vanilla essence and whisk together.
  3. Pour into 2 cups and add the chocolate chips and just mix in.
  4. Cook on 100 percent power for 2½ to3 minutes.*
  5. Run a knife around the inside of the cups and turn out.

* Microwave oven cooking times vary, have a look here for some tips.