5 fun mug cake recipes
Posted 25th November 2020 by SOCKSHOP
Follow these simple ideas for a quick treat in a cup…
Chocolate mug cake
You’ll need a quarter cup of self-raising flour, two tbsp of cocoa, and a quarter tbsp of baking powder. Pour the ingredients in a microwave-safe mug with a pinch of salt and the same amount of vanilla extract. Add a small measure of milk, a tbsp of coconut oil and three tbsp of water and mix until well combined. Top the mixture up with some chocolate chips before blasting in the microwave on high for a little under two minutes. Add berries to finish.
Vanilla mug cake with sprinkles
Start by adding two tablespoons of butter to your mug and microwave until melted. Whisk in a small measure of milk, one egg yolk, two tablespoons of sugar and vanilla extract. Add all-purpose flour and baking powder before whisking the mixture with hundreds and thousands for a colourful finish. Pop in the microwave up to 90 seconds on medium power. Leave to cool and finish with vanilla icing.
Carrot mug cake
Coat your cup with butter or a non-stick cooking spray. Add a quarter cup of self-raising flour with a quarter tsp of baking powder and a quarter cup of milk. Stir in two tablespoons of brown sugar with a small knob of butter and shredded carrots. Pop the mixture in the microwave for up to 90 seconds, leave to set. Finish with whipped cream and chopped pecans and voila!
Pumpkin mug cake
Nothing says winter warmer quite like pumpkin. Take a large mug and whisk six tbsp of vanilla cake mix, two tbsp of pumpkin puree a splash of milk and one tbsp of vegetable oil. Whisk the ingredients along with one tsp of pumpkin spice mix. Cook in the microwave for 90 seconds on high and leave to set. Top off your creation with whipped cream and a light dusting of cinnamon.
Honey mug cake
Lightly grease your mug by melting two tbsp of butter in the microwave. Add two tbsp of honey, one egg and half a tsp of vanilla extract before beating the mixture until the ingredients combine. Pour in a few tablespoons of brown sugar, self-raising flour and a pinch of salt and beat once more. Cook in the microwave for up to 90 seconds then allow to cool. Drizzle with honey to finish.