12 Delicious Mug Cake Recipes You Can Make in Minutes

If you’ve never made a mug cake recipe, you're in for a treat. Here are single-serve mug cake recipes you can assemble in just a few minutes.

You know that feeling when you’re craving cake, but don’t have the time or energy to bake one?  It happens to the best of us.  Mug cakes can be made whenever you’re stuck at home, need a little extra comfort, or just in the mood for cake.  If you’ve never made a mug cake recipe, you’re in for a treat. Here, 12 single-serve mug cake recipes you can assemble in just a few minutes. The best part (besides the eating, of course)? There are barely any dishes to do.

So What is a Mug Cake

A mug cake is a single serving cake baked in the microwave. All the ingredients are mixed together inside of a mug, and then it cooks in the microwave for about 1 minute.  There are really endless varieties and flavors.  Here are some of our favorite mug cake recipes.

12 Mug Cake Recipes You’ll Love

Peanut Butter Mug Cake

If you’re a peanut butter cookie lover than you’re in for a treat. This Peanut Butter Mug Cake is devine. In just a few minutes you will be in peanut butter heaven.


Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

This is a rich chocolate mug cake without eggs, that isn’t dry or spongy and that satisfied my chocolate cake craving.  I’m so excited to share this perfect mug cake recipe with you!


Vanilla Mug Cake

What I love about this recipe is that it’s moist, flavorful and definitely still tastes like cake even despite the fact it’s made in the microwave. You can also add a few sprinkles to your vanilla mug cake and turn it into a delicious funfetti creation. 


Lemon Blueberry Mug Cake

This Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for Two is a simple dessert using fresh blueberries. Such a great recipe for lazy summer nights when your craving a sweet treat!


Red Velvet Mug Cake

This mug cake recipe is Red Velvet perfection. Perfect for a single serving.


Smore Mug Cake

Grab a mug and start “baking” this S’mores Mug Cake recipe for toasty, gooey results in five minutes. No campfire required.


Cookies and Cream Mug Cake

I love how every bite is full of Oreo chocolate cookie pieces mixed with Oreo cream. This mug cake recipe is so tasty you’ll love it.


Low Carb Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

This cinnamon blast in a mug taste just like the Snickerdoodle cookie in cake form.


Coffee Cake Mug Cake

This single-serve mug coffee cake tastes just like the original, but is enough to satisfy that coffee cake craving without the need to shop for bigger pants.


Nutella Mug Cake

The best Nutella Mug Cake Recipe you will find! This recipe has minimal ingredients, whips up in under five minutes, and tastes amazing!


Easy Carrot Cake Mug Cake

This Super Easy Carrot Cake Mug Cake recipe is perfect for satisfying that sweet tooth craving in minutes!


Peanut Butter Chocolate Lava Mug Cake

These little cakes are a little different from typical molten lava cakes. Because instead of slightly under baking the cakes to create the lava center. This recipes combines my favorite peanut butter and chocolate flavors in a fun mug cake recipe.


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If you’ve never made a mug cake recipe, you're in for a treat. Here are single-serve mug cake recipes you can assemble in just a few minutes.

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