Coffee & California Walnut Mug Cake

Course Dessert, Snack
Keyword cake, coffee, dessert, Eggs, milk, mug cake, sugar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 944kcal


  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 4 tbsp self raising flour
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 25 g California Walnuts chopped


  • Beat the egg in a 350ml heatproof mug with the milk and oil. Blend the coffee with 1 tsp boiling water and add to the mug with the flour, sugar and all but 2 tsp walnuts, mix well to combine.
  • Microwave on full power for 2-3 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  • Sprinkle with reserved walnuts.


Serving: 1245g | Calories: 944kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 6.3g | Fibre: 3.5g | Sugar: 42g


Cooks tip
Coffee essence work just as well as instant coffee. You can also serve with whipped cream and a dust of cocoa powder. Add these when sprinkling with the reserved walnuts.
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