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How to Make a Mug Cake: 3 Recipes

Cakes are one of the most versatile and popular desserts out there and it’s almost guaranteed you’ll find at least one you love. Sometimes you don’t have time to bake an entire cake, and that’s where mug cakes come in. They are super easy, fast, and fun to make.

5-Minute Crafts will now show you 3 different but simple recipes for mug cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Note: The cooking time necessary for all recipes may vary depending on your microwave.

Recipe #1: Vanilla mug cake

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons of milk (any kind)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of sprinkles

Step 1: In a microwave-safe mug, stir all the dry ingredients together (flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder).

Step 2: Add the wet ingredients (milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract) to the mix. Stir until smooth, add the sprinkles, and stir again. Make sure to scrape the bottom of the mug.

Step 3: Microwave it for 3 minutes, but keep checking every 30 seconds.

Recipe #2: Nutella mug cake

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 cup of Nutella

Step 1: Get a microwave-safe mug and combine the milk, flour, and baking powder. Stir until you get a smooth consistency.

Step 2: Now, add the Nutella into the mixture and continue stirring until smooth.

Step 3: Place it in the microwave for 3 minutes but keep checking every 30 seconds.

Recipe #3: Chocolate sprinkle mug cake

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 3 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of chocolate sprinkles

Step 1: Whisk the dry ingredients together in a microwave-safe mug (flour, sugar, baking powder).

Step 2: Add in the milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Continue stirring until smooth. After obtaining a smooth consistency, pour in the chocolate sprinkles, and stir again.

Step 3: Lastly, microwave it for 3 minutes but keep checking every 30 seconds.

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