Mexican Chocolate/Salted Caramel Cake in a Mug

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped and halved
  • 1 pinch kosher salt

Instructions

1_ Mix flour, sugar, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, baking powder, 1 pinch salt, cayenne pepper, and cinnamon in a bowl. Whisk milk, canola oil, egg, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl; stir into flour mixture. Lightly press caramels into kosher salt.

2_ Pour batter into a microwave-safe mug; top with salted caramels.

3_ Cook in microwave until desired consistency is reached, 75 to 100 seconds.

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