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Lady Wynwood #7 early release Kickstarter

I worked on my first Kickstarter and it got approved! It’s for the Special Edition Hardcover of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 1: Archer and the release of Lady Wynwood’s Spies, volume 7: Spinster. I contacted my graphic designer about the Special Edition Hardcover of vol. 1: Archer—it’s going to be SO beautiful! The Kickstarter focuses on the Special Edition Hardcover, but it’ll also include vol. 7: Spinster so that it’ll sort of be like a launch day for vol. 7, too. A third special thing that’ll be in the Kickstarter is Special Edition Paperbacks of all the books in the series. They won’t be available in stores, just in the Kickstarter (and later, from my website, and also in my Patreon book box tiers if I decide to do them). The Kickstarter is not live yet, but you can follow it to be alerted when it has launched. (You may need to create a free Kickstarter account.) Follow Camy’s Kickstarter

Dangerous Chocolate Cake-in-a-Mug

Captain's Log, Stardate 03.18.2009

I got this from my friend and fellow Love Inspired author Missy Tippens. I tried it twice and it's not bad.

It doesn't quite have that cakey crumby texture of real cake, but it's close. It's more like chocolatey bread pudding, which I also like. Try it and let me know how you liked it!

DANGEROUS CHOCOLATE CAKE-IN-A-MUG***

1 coffee mug
4 Tbsp. cake flour (plain, not self-rising)
4 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. cocoa
1 egg
3 Tbsp. milk
3 Tbsp. oil
Small splash of vanilla
3 Tbsp. chocolate chips, optional

Add dry ingredients to mug, mix well with a fork.
Add egg, mix thoroughly.
Pour in milk and oil and vanilla, mix well.
Add chips, if using.
Put mug in microwave, and cook for three minutes on 1000 watts.
Cake will rise over top of mug--do not be alarmed!
Allow to cool a little; tip onto a plate if desired.
Eat!

(This can serve two if you want to feel slightly more virtuous.)

***And WHY is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world? Because now we are all only five minutes away from chocolate cake any time of the day or night!!!***

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This is GREAT!!! Got the recipe from a friend, and tried it out immediately. It works! I see multiple applications for this gem: With kids; grandkids; 4-H cooking classes; college dorm room when there's only a microwave; late-night cravings; just enough for one or two servings instead of an entire cake..........ha, ha! My kids added some drizzles of chocolate syrup and some Cool Whip (we didn't put in the chocolate chips). You could add canned frosting, too. The batter does rise up 'way over the top of the mug, but doesn't run down the side. Fun to watch! Be careful not to overcook--our microwave is higher than 1000 watts, and three minutes was a dab too long--dried the cakes out a little bit. Anyway, give it a try! And be sure to watch it the whole time it's baking in the microwave!!!)

Missy

Faith, Family, and Finding Mr. Right
Her Unlikely Family, Steeple Hill Love Inspired, Feb. 2008
His Forever Love, Steeple Hill Love Inspired, June 2009
www.missytippens.com

Comments

Anonymous said…
I am trying this out today and sending my college kiddo the recipe as well. Thanks!
Anonymous said…
It sounds good, but I think I'd better not try it. Sounds like it could be murder on my diet!
Danica Favorite said…
Oh yeah, this was exactly what I needed. Thanks Camy and Missy!
Jan Kern said…
This is definitely dangerous--I have all the ingredients. But I want my bod to look like the girl on the cover of Only Uni!

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