8 recipes for mug cakes doable under two minutes

Is it possible that you get recipes for mug cakes that can be made in under two minutes ? Absolutely YES !! and if you don’t think so, keep reading further to get amazed with these DIY and tasty mug cake recipes . People often think that in order to get their sweet cravings satisfied, they would either have to spend on ordering something from outside or prepare a full dessert. But that’s wrong ! How do we know that ? Well here comes the concept of a mug cake.

What is a Mug Cake ?

As the name suggest, Mug cakes are nothing but cakes that are made in a normal mug, rather than using an entire baking tray. It’s quite easy as compared to baking a normal cake, given the hassle in making one. At the point, when you are longing for a cake, and want to avoid the hassle of heating a whole one, a mug cake is an extraordinary choice.

Why is it becoming so popular ?

Well, the main factor contributing to this phenomenon is the changing eating habits of people and the ease in making mug cake recipes. These are so easy that even an 8th grade student, given he/she has knowledge about operating a microwave (chuckles silently ) will know how to make it. The trend is on such a rise that huge brands such as Duncan Hines, Starbucks, Trader joe’s etc have started selling Mug cake mixes. The trend is here to stay here for long, since it belongs to the single serving species of food and one does not need to do a lot of work in order to satisfy their sweet tooth.

These 8 recipes for mug cakes are simple

Because we know that making a mug cake recipe has to be a hassle free preparation, we cut down your work by compiling 8 such unique recipes that everyone could try right now. They do not need any expensive or fancy ingredients and will be prepared at the click of a button. We jotted down the ingredients from every method for you, This will help you choose your favourite one and you can try them during this lockdown. So let’s get started

You can check out the ingredients below every list and decide on what would be your pick to try . We put down the list of ingredients so that one could easily select the recipe based on their inventory.

The difference between Table & Teaspoon for mug cake recipes

Before jumping in towards the ingredients, on thing that we would like to bring to your notice is the difference between Teaspoon & Tablespoon. They sure seem to sound the same but are extremely different when it comes to measurement. The reason why we had to highlight this is that many often seem to be confused about the two.

8) Microwave mug sponge cake

mug cake recipe with sponge cake filling in a pink cup

Ingredients required : –

  • 30 grams of Butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 6 tablespoon flour (maida)
  • 50 grams granulated sugar (normal grain sugar)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Tiny pinch of Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond (badam ) extract

If you are looking for something really simple, light and easy this is it ! We made several types of mug cakes, but none is as simplistic as this. The notable thing about this one is its texture. looks lovely when garnished with blueberries and topped with a strawberry. Instead of baking a full cake, this single serving is perfect to end your day. Go checkout the full recipe on https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/microwave-mug-sponge-cake/ or watch the video below.

7) Vegan & gluten free chocolate

vegan recipes for mug cakes

Ingredients required :-

  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 overripe banana
  • 3 tablespoon dairy free chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons any nut or seed butter ( preferably peanut butter/almond butter)

How could we not add something for the vegans. The trend is on the rise and surely every food will soon have a vegan substitute. No one said that vegan mug cups could not be tasty and this recipe is a strong proof to it. We tried this mug cake and we absolutely loved it. Making a cake in a limited proportion that too without the use of animal products is big news for them. This mug cake would taste like a brownie and will be gooey/moist in texture. Take care about not overbaking it, since that would make the dessert stone hard. Get the preparation method on https://thebigmansworld.com/healthy-4-ingredient-flourless-chocolate-mug-cake-paleo-vegan-gluten-free/

We also have egg less and moist textured recipes for mug cakes

6) Egg less moist Chocolate

Ingredients required :-

  • Quarter cup of all-purpose flour
  • Salt as needed
  • Quarter cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon hazelnut chocolate spread / mini chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Small pinch of baking powder

Yes ! You get to make this mug cake egg less but not completely vegan. You’re most probably going to have all these ingredients in your storage already. For someone looking for a little soft and gooey textured mug cake, this is it. The reason this mug cake is made without eggs is because you cannot fit in an entire egg within a small mug cake recipe and that contributes to the imbalance in your dish. Take a look at the entire recipe here https://www.tablefortwoblog.com/the-moistest-chocolate-mug-cake/ or watch the video below.

5) Banana flavoured recipes for mug cake

Ingredients required :-

  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ripe banana mashed
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • Salt as per need
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar

For the Glase :-

  • Little milk
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 & 1/2 tablespoon butter

This mug cake can be added to the list of healthy mug cakes, so that you could try whenever needed. It rises a little more than the other cakes on this list, so be cautious of not attempting to make this recipe in a small mug. The glaze indeed does contribute to it’s mesmerizing taste and texture. This is the only recipe on this list that allows you to make glaze and use it on a mug cake & Oh ! Remember, the recipes for mug cakes mentions to include a ripe banana. Checkout the full recipe at https://tornadoughalli.com/banana-mug-cake/

Q :- A question that many have been asking, is if mug cake in microwave preparation process could be replaced with making mug cakes in an oven ?

Ans :- Our answer is a big NO ! Mug cakes can never be made in an oven since essentially most of the normal mugs cannot withstand the temperature of the oven

4) Chocolate chip cookies

recipes for mug cake made of chocolate chips

Ingredients required :-

  • Quarter cup of multi purpose flour
  • 1-2 drops of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon chocolate chips
  • Tiny pinch of Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon of dark brown sugar
  • Granulated white sugar as per needed
  • 1 egg yolk

Another recipes for mug cakes in microwave that can be cooked in under a minute. How lovely it is to experience chocolate chip cookies and a mug cake at the same time. You could also add marshmallows in, to get a different texture and taste. Having this warm is our personal recommendation. Now go satisfy your craving. Check the full recipe on https://www.number-2-pencil.com/chocolate-chip-cookie-in-a-cup-6/

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3) Vanilla mug cake

vanilla flavoured recipes for mug cakes

Ingredients required :-

  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Half teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sprinkles
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • White sugar as needed
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Half teaspoon baking powder

Simple , sweet and elegant that’s the only words required to describe this beauty. It does not need any special ingredients and whatever is needed should be available at your nearest retail. It contains egg with an additional frosting recipe that’s very simple to make. The frosting is although optional we recommend giving it a try. Click the link to check out the entire preparation method on https://www.justsotasty.com/vanilla-mug-cake/

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2) Oreo mug cake

recipe for oreo mug cake in a blue mug

Ingredients required :-

  • Oreo cookies as per you
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons multi-purpose flour
  • Quarter cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

These recipes for mug cakes is for people who are fans of white chocolate & Oreo. Both prove to be a growing ingredient in the Indian dessert culture. This recipe consists of a white chocolate base with crushed Oreo cookies all over. Once prepared, try having it when it’s a little warm for fetching out the best taste from it. Reminds us of the good old days when one used to crave for Oreo cookies. Get the recipe at https://kirbiecravings.com/cookies-n-cream-mug-cake. Also do not forget to check why we claim to serve the freshest bakes in town.

1) Egg less peanut butter

peanut butter recipes for mug cakes
  • 4 tablespoon fat free milk
  • 3 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • Quarter teaspoon baking powder

Oh my God ! Our most favourite on the list. Who doesn’t love peanut butter ? This one is also suitable for all the gym goers out there. We personally love this recipe and definitely recommend you to give it a try. Not only is it close to healthy but it’s also super easy to make with just 5 ingredients that’s easily available in any part of the world. The Peanut butter gives it a very enticing flavour and consistency. Checkout https://tinyurl.com/yx3gws9l

That’s it from us for today. Thank you so much for supporting Say aa by Shreya. Comment down below and let us know which was your favourite pick. To get the most enticing and freshest bakes in Mumbai, contact us for more information. We promise you’re going to fall in love with what you taste. Hastalavista Happy Eating.

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