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Dear Hearters,

Have you ever had one of those nights where you were craving something sweet, but you just didn't want to go all the way? Let's be honest: we all have. One of my favorite recipes to turn to, especially around the holiday season (or any special occasion) are ones for MUG CAKES, which are essentially cakes baked in a mug. So without further ado, as means of helping those who are hungry in the late evening or nighttime, here are 5 easy mug cake recipes to try!


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| The Essentials

For these late night snacks, you will need:

  • a microwave
  • tablespoons
  • teaspoons
  • a mug of your choice
  • whipped cream or canned frosting
  • a fork for stirring and eating

I'm sure most of you guys are already well equipped. Shall we begin? ☺



| 5 Easy Mug Cake Recipes

Hey kids! #bakingisfun


For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
➵ 1/2 tsp Baking powder
➵ 4 tbsp Flour
➵ 3 tbsp Powdered sugar
➵ 1 Pinch Salt
➵ 3 tbsp Sugar
➵ 3/4 tsp Vanilla
➵ Dairy
➵ 3/4 tbsp Butter
➵ 5 tbsp Milk
Add all of the ingredients into the mug and stir thoroughly. Then, microwave on high for 90 seconds. Wait 2-5 minutes before adding whipped cream or canned frosting of your choice!
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Source: https://bitzngiggles.com/easy-vanilla-mug-cake/


For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
➵ 1/4 cup chocolate chips
➵ 1 teaspoon canola oil
➵ 3 tablespoons sugar
➵ 4 tablespoons flour
➵ 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
➵ 4 oz 1/2 cup strong coffee
➵ 1 egg
In a large (16oz) mug, stir together chocolate chips and oil. Microwave on high in 15 second intervals just until melted, stirring each time. Let cool 2-3 minutes. Stir in sugar, flour, cocoa powder, coffee and egg until combined. Microwave on high for 75-90 seconds, until cake on top is set but gooey in the bottom.
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Source: https://www.thereciperebel.com/mocha-chocolate-mug-cake-recipe-video/


For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
➵ 3/4 cup Bisquick
➵ 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
➵ ½ cup sugar
➵ 1/3 cup canola oil
➵ ½ cup milk
➵ 2 large eggs
➵ ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
➵ Red food coloring, as needed
➵ Frosting of your choice
Beat all ingredients in a medium sized bowl until well combined. Divide equally into two large coffee mugs. One at a time, place each mug into the microwave and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Repeat with remaining mug. Serve warm or cool, with frosting or whipped cream, if desired.
cupcakes, frosting, and jar image
Source: https://doughmesstic.com/2014/02/11/red-velvet-mug-cake/


For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
➵ 4 tbsp all purpose flour
➵ 2 tbsp brown sugar lightly packed
➵ 1/4 tsp bking powder
➵3 tbsp low fαt milk
➵ 1/8 tsp vanilla
➵ 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
➵ 2 tbsp semisweet chocolate chips
Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips into a microwave safe mug. Mix with a small, sturdy whisk until a smooth batter forms and no lumps remain. Stir in half of the chocolate chips. Sprinkle remaining half over surface. Cook in microwave for about 1 minute. Let cool a few minutes before eating.
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Source: https://www.sizzleyum.com/2019/01/chocolate-chip-mug-cake-recipe.html


For this recipe, you will need:
➵ 1 Egg yolk, large
➵ 2 tbsp Peanut butter
➵ 1/4 tsp Baking powder
➵ 1 tbsp Chocolate chips
➵ 2 tbsp Flour
➵ 2 tbsp Sugar
➵ 1 1/2 tbsp Oil
➵ 2 tbsp Milk
Add the oil, peanut butter, sugar and egg yolk to your mug and give them a whisk. Gently stir in the flour and baking powder, then whisk in the milk. You can also stir in 1 tablespoon of chocolate chips at this point too. Then to “bake the cake” – microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds, or until you see the top start to puff up and it looks set on the top.
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Source: https://www.justsotasty.com/peanut-butter-mug-cake/



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This article was written by @dahlisay (formerly "florhaison").