Mug Cake Made 3 Different Ways; All You Need To Know & Recipes

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Mug cakes are very popular as they are easy to make and are single-serving. A mug cake can be a fantastic choice to satiate your bedtime sugar cravings.

Written By Simran Gandhi | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Mug cakes are very popular as they are easy to make and are single-serving. A mug cake can be a fantastic choice for your satiate your bedtime sugar cravings. Here are the three best recipes for mug cakes.

How to make mug cakes: 

CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE RECIPE:

       INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  •  ¾ cup whole milk
  •  ¾ cup vegetable oil
  •  Whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or chocolate chips can be used as toppings.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients and mix until mixed together — do not overmix.
  • Divide between four mugs.
  • Microwave for 2.5-3 minutes until the cake rises above the mug. 
  • Cool for 2 minutes and garnish with the required toppings.

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VANILLA MUG CAKE RECIPE

Follow the recipe for chocolate mug cake, replacing cocoa seeds with half a vanilla bean (or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract). Cut the bean halfway lengthwise, then use a tiny sharp knife to scrape out the seeds. Garnish with lemon peel twirls.

 INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  •  ¾ cup whole milk
  •  ¾ cup vegetable oil
  •  Vanilla extract or beans
  •  Whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or chocolate chips can be used as toppings.
  •  Lemon peel twirls can be used as a garnish.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Cut the vanilla bean halfway lengthwise, then use a tiny sharp knife to scrape out the seeds.
  • Combine all ingredients and mix until mixed together — do not overmix.
  • Divide between four mugs.
  • Microwave for 2.5-3 minutes until the cake rises above the mug. 
  • Cool for 2 minutes and garnish with the required toppings.

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RED VELVET MUG CAKE

Follow the chocolate mug cake recipe, adding 1 tablespoon of red food coloring. Top with cream cheese frosting and fresh strawberry slices to complete. 

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  •  ¾ cup whole milk
  •  ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • Red food color
  • Cream cheese frosting
  • Strawberry
  • Vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream or chocolate sauce can be used as toppings.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients and mix until mixed together — do not overmix.
  • Divide between four mugs.
  • Microwave for 2.5-3 minutes until the cake rises above the mug. 
  • Cool for 2 minutes and garnish with the required toppings.

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