I’m sure you’ve heard of mug cakes that you make in a microwave and, I have to admit, the first time I saw a recipe for one I was skeptical. I mean, how can you make a cake in just a few minutes? So I set out to test the theory. And guess what? You can make a cake in minutes in the microwave … and they’re TASTY!
We’ve put together 10 delicious mug cake recipes that are perfect for busy parents. Everything from pumpkin cake in a mug to ooey gooey chocolate cakes to strawberries and cream. There’s even a gluten-free recipe in there! So the next time you’re craving something sweet and are short on time, you know what to make.
1. Nutella Mug Cake
You had me at Nutella.
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Mug Cake
A mug cake that tastes just like chocolate chip cookie dough.
3. Chocolate Fluffernutter Mug Cake
Marshmallow Fluff and peanut butter make for a happy mug cake marriage.
4. Easy Pumpkin Cake in a Mug
A mug cake for the pumpkin lover (aka everyone.)
5. Gooey Chocolate Mug Cake
55 seconds and 3 ingredients are all you need for this gooey chocolate mug cake.
6. Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake
When you’re craving a fruity-flavored cake, this strawberries and cream mug cake is your answer.
7. Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake
Chocolate and peanut butter is a classic combination.
8. Chocolate Salted Caramel Mug Cake
Use some salted caramels to add a flavorful twist to your mug cake, or swap in a different type of candy to experiment with the taste.
9. Valentine’s Mug Cake
This 60-second gooey chocolate cake is perfect for a romantic evening … or any evening. (Extra napkins recommended.)
10. Gluten-Free Mug Brownie
These quick treats are so fudgy and tasty, you won’t even miss the gluten!