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12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

Mug cakes are the perfect remedy for your late-night cravings. Unlike baking an actual cake — which can take hours, a whole lot of labor, and more portions than one person can reasonably eat — mug cakes are the ideal serving size for one! They also take minimal effort and time; requiring the use of a microwave rather than a conventional oven.

With only a few essential ingredients (such as chocolate, flour, milk, sugar, eggs, etc.), you can indulge in a rich, gooey chocolate cake, or a light airy cheesecake. In fact, there are so many varieties of cake you can cook in a mug — this list of mug cake recipes are just a few of the many, many tasty formulas out there!

So, if you’re looking for a treat that’s delicate, sweet, and ready to eat (in only a few minutes) — try out one of the following mug cake recipes!

1. The Moistest Chocolate Mug Cake

This recipe eliminates eggs — resulting in a richer, creamier texture that will make your tastebuds explode with delight. It’s so moist and delicious, you’ll most likely have to stop yourself from making it every single evening.

Basically, you will need all of the common chocolate cake ingredients besides eggs — all-purpose flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, milk, baking powder, salt, vegetable oil, and a handful of chocolate chips for a little extra chocolatey touch.

Get the full recipe from Table for Two.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

2. Gemma’s Best Ever Vanilla Mug Cake

Not sure if this recipe is claiming to yield the world’s best mug cake or just Gemma’s best mug cake, but either way, if you’re a fan of vanilla cake, this mug cake will definitely make your day!

You will need all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, milk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and some confetti sprinkles and frosting (to top it off.) It also tastes great with a scoop of ice cream! Make sure not too over microwave this cake so it’s moist and soft rather than crumbly and dry.

Get the full recipe from Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

3. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

This mug cake recipe is for all snickerdoodle cookie or cinnamon lovers. Like the previous recipe, it calls for all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, milk, and vanilla; as well as melted butter and ground cinnamon. It’s simple and wonderful — this recipe also gives great tips for choosing the right mug, understanding your microwave, and finding proper substitutions.

Get the full recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

4. Carrot Mug Cake

This delicious and unique mug cake is low-carb, paleo, and vegan! It checks many diet and health boxes and is still just as scrumptious as any of the other mug cake recipes.

The ingredients include almond flour, baking powder, spices, unsweetened applesauce, maple syrup, almond milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and grated carrots. With so many nutritious ingredients, this wonderful mug cake is more than just an indulgence.

Get the full recipe from Life Made Sweeter.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

5. Coffee Cake Mug Cake

If you’re looking for something simple and sugary, try out this easy coffee cake in a mug. You will need all-purpose flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla extract, milk, and butter. Many of the ingredients, like milk and butter, can be easily replaced with substitutes to fit your dietary needs.

This buttery, cinnamony goodness will leave you craving more!

Get the full recipe from Mildly Meandering.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

6. Lemon Mug Cake

This lemon mug cake is super moist with a lovely, tangy flavor. It’s also made from relatively healthy ingredients!

The recipe calls for oat flour, baking powder, a sweetener like honey or maple syrup, an egg, applesauce, and a lemon. This delicious yellow cake will be ready to eat after only a minute of prep and two minutes in the microwave!

Get the full recipe from Dashing Dish.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

7. Peanut Butter Mug Cake

This mug cake recipe is for peanut butter and chocolate lovers alike. It’s also low-carb and keto-friendly!

You will need peanut butter, another nut butter (like almond or cashew), almond flour, a sweetener, baking powder, eggs, vanilla extract, water, and dark chocolate chips. This recipe makes six servings, so if you only want to make only one, divide the ingredient amounts accordingly.

Get the full recipe from All Day I Dream About Food.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

8. Four Ingredient Molten Nutella Lava Mug Cake

Craving some the chocolatey and nutty flavor of Nutella? This simple lava mug cake will definitely satisfy your hankering. You will need only four ingredients — all-purpose flour, utella, baking powder, and milk.

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Get the full recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

9. Five Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake

Are you a fan of chocolatey, gooey s’mores? This recipe combines graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows of course; and it also requires melted butter, sugar, an egg, vanilla, whole wheat pastry flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, and milk chocolate morsels. Be ready for the wonderfully rich chocolate and sweetness.

Get the full recipe from How Sweet Eats.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

10. Banana Mug Cake with Simple Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe for a banana mug cake is definitely more elaborate than a typical mug cake recipe. It includes a fancy recipe for banana cake as well as a recipe from cream cheese frosting! Make sure you have a very ripe banana, all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, vegetable oil, milk, vanilla extract, an egg, and some nuts for an extra crunch.

Get the full recipe from Cooking Classy.

https://www.cookingclassy.com/banana-mug-cake-with-simple-cream-cheese-frosting/

11. Five Minute Microwave Berry Cobbler

If you’re craving a mug cake that is a little fresher and fruitier, try out this quick berry cobbler in a mug (0r jar). The ingredients are pretty simple — you will need strawberries (they can be frozen), powdered sugar, all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, butter, and milk. Mix them all together, microwave for two minutes, and enjoy your creation!

Get the full recipe from Domestic Fits.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

12. Light Cheesecake Mug Cake

And finally, this delightful cheesecake is a great choice if you’re looking for a lighter (but still delicious) cake. Made with laughing cow cheese and greek yogurt instead of the usual calorie-dense cream cheese, this unique little cake will satisfy your cravings while keeping the calories low. Besides the cheeses, you will only need two other ingredients — an egg and some sugar. With such a simple recipe, you’ll have a hard time stopping yourself from eating this cheesecake every single day.

Get the full recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings.

12 Easy and Delicious Mug Cake Recipes

Which mug cake will you be making for your next late-night snack? Share your favorite mug cake recipes in the comments below!

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