Olive Oil

Chocolate Olive Oil Mug Cake With Sumac & White Chocolate Chunks

February 13, 2018
Photo by Julia Gartland
Author Notes

You can use canola or vegetable oil if you don’t like the olive oil flavor, milk or dark chocolate chunks if white chocolate isn’t your thing, and sub in cinnamon or orange zest for the sumac (or leave it out entirely). You can top it with ice cream or whipped cream, or strawberries and a drizzle of tahini. The beauty of the mug cake is that it can be anything you want it to be, your wildest dessert fantasy come true—all in just five minutes —Joanna Sciarrino

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Chocolate Olive Oil Mug Cake With Sumac & White Chocolate Chunks
  • Makes 1 cake
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white chocolate chunks
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
In This Recipe
  1. In a mug, mix together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, sumac, and salt. Add the egg and the olive oil and mix until completely blended. Stir in the white chocolate chunks. Microwave for 60–90 seconds, or until your desired doneness. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream if you have.

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