I don’t know what we did before the blogosphere existed. No siree, I do not. We probably all sat at home on a Saturday night and whittled obscene historical dioramas. Or something.
But here’s what we certainly didn’t do. We certainly didn’t go to one of our usual blogs in a moment of boredom, then go to that blog’s alter ego, and there discover an actual recipe for a microwave cake in a mug.
Which I feel completely obliged to share with you here, mainly because if the Canadians can make delicious chocolate cakes in mugs, well, so can we. In fact, we are practically required to do so, given that Canada is some kind of subservient commonwealth possession of Great Britain and we have blitz spirit on our side. And all that being depressed about VAT increases and demonstrating against obscene tuition rises can make a person hungry.
Here’s how to do it.
Start with a big mug.
In it, put:
4 tbsp flour
4 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp cocoa
1/4 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp milk
3 tbsp oil
2 tbsp chocolate chips
a splash of vanilla
Mix it all up really well. Microwave 2.5 minutes.
And don’t blame me if it doesn’t work, I haven’t tried it because I’m not quite depraved enough. Yet.
Blame Raych. Hers looked delicious. And when I googled the recipe, about a hundred other people’s looked delicious too.
This cake in a mug thing is gonna be big. Phenomenon-wise, it’s just the sort of thing to dwarf Wikileaks.
You heard it here first.