Easy Mug Cake Recipes You Will Love

Easy Cake Recipes that Can be Baked in your Mug

Craving a dessert though dislike the nuisance of baking a big cake? That’s where the mug cakes can serve you (literally)!
The mug-sized easy cake recipes are the time saving, single serving methods to bring a smile on your kid’s face or to delight your sweet tooth.

Here are the two super delicious and easy cake recipes to try!

1. Funfetti Sprinkle Mug Cake

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cooking Time: 1 min

Serves 1


  • 2 tbsp (60g) unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 tbsp (50g) self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • A pinch of salt
  • Funfetti Sprinkles
  • Whipped cream for topping


  • Put the butter in your mug and microwave for 20 – 30 seconds until it melts.
  • Once melted add egg in it and blend using a fork.
  • Further, add in the milk, sugar, and vanilla essence and stir thoroughly.
  • Then put the self-rising flour along with salt and gently mix the batter using fork until smooth.

  • Tip: If you don’t have self-rising flour you can make it at home by adding 2 tsp of baking powder to 150g/1 cup of plain flour.
  • Finally, add the funfetti sprinkles and fold them into the batter.
Easy Cake Recipes that Can be Baked in your Mug
  • Place your mug in the center of the microwave oven and bake on high for 50 seconds or until it has risen sufficiently.
  • Note: Do not to overcook else the cake will dry out quickly.
  • Check if it is firm on touching and let it cool.
  • Top it with some frosting and sprinkle little bit more sprinkles on the top.
  • Your mug cake is ready to hog on!

2. Sundae Caramel Mug Cake

Prep time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 5 mins

Serves 1


  • 2 tbsp self-rising flour
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp instant espresso powder
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 dark chocolate bar (any of your choice)

For Topping:

  • Caramel sauce
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Crushed cookie
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Toasted crushed nuts


  • Place chocolate chips and butter in a mug and heat for about 45 seconds on medium power. Keep stirring in between after every 15 seconds.
  • In another bowl, mix the self-rising flour and salt.
  • Next add the egg, espresso powder, and vanilla essence and whisk properly.
Easy Cake Recipes That Can Be Baked In Your Mug
Easy Cake Recipes That Can Be Baked In Your Mug
  • In the melted chocolate stir in sugar and cocoa powder then add the egg mixture as well as the flour mixture.
  • Remember to stir thoroughly to remove all the lumps.
  • After that microwave the mug for 30 seconds on the medium power. Stir once in between and again microwave for 35 seconds on medium power.
  • You will see the cake will rise over the top of your mug when done.
  • Bring it out and insert the chocolate bar down into the middle of the cake.
  • Note: Be careful not to burn your fingers while doing so.
  • Now microwave for another 40 seconds on the same medium power.
  • Allow the cake to cool for 2 minutes.
  • Top your mug cake with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, toasted and crushed nuts, and a crushed cookie.
  • Savor your mini cake!
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