Instant Mug Cakes

Holy bananas, you guys. Are you looking for perfect easy small dessert? These mug cake recipes are going to be you all favorite desserts to make. This recipe involves few ingredients which are found in most pantry and can be ready in less than 10 minutes. These mug cakes are eggless, moist, light, airy, easy and the best single serving dessert out there when you are craving something sweet. Since this whole social distancing dilemma, we have been eating at home and avoiding outside processed foods. My son has terrible sweet tooth; hence I had to make this.

There are definitely lots of mug cake recipes out there which I have tried but most of them caused ton of disappointment after it was made. Some of them came out extremely sticky or dry, so I ended up tweaking the recipe until I got the best light airy- moist texture. I wont lie but first three times I was adjusting the recipe, it came out horrible and fourth time was a charm!

This recipe is so simple and easy to make. It is perfect recipe to get your kids involved. My son gets very excited when we make this. This mug cake makes sufficient serving for 1-2 people.


How to make a mug cake

  1. Add all the dry ingredients
  2. Add wet ingredients
  3. Stir in chocolate/caramel – toppings
  4. Cook in microwave

MUG CAKE TIPS

  • Use a large 14 ounce mug to prevent spilling in the microwave.
  • Mug will be extremely hot after cooking in the microwave, allow to sit for couple minutes prior eating.
  • You can add choice of toppings on top – fruits, nuts, chocolates, sprinkles, nut butter
  • Serve with fruit & ice-cream

What are you waiting for? After you make this mug cake, you will be making the same recipe again and again. It’s the best mug cake recipe with the best texture and flavor. If you try the recipe, please don’t forget to come back and leave a review below.

Ingredients

For chocolate mug cake

4 tbsp all-purpose flour

3 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp cocoa powder

¼ tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

4 tbsp whole milk

2 tbsp oil

¼ tsp vanilla extract

3 tbsp chocolate chips

For caramel mug cake

4 tbsp all-purpose flour

3 tbsp sugar

¼ tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

4 tbsp whole milk

2 tbsp oil

½ tsp vanilla extract

3 caramel candies (chopped in small pieces)

Method

For chocolate mug cake

Into tall microwave safe coffee mug, add the flour, sugar, cocoa power, baking powder, and salt. Stir with a fork. Add milk, oil, and vanilla and stir until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips. Microwave for 80-90 seconds, then let the cake stand for 1 minute before eating. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

For caramel mug cake

Into tall microwave safe coffee mug, add the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir with a fork. Add milk, oil, and vanilla and stir until smooth. Stir in the chopped caramel candies, leaving 3-4 pieces set aside. Microwave for 80-90 seconds. Add couple chopped caramel candies on top and let the cake stand for 1 minute before eating. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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