Whether you’re limiting your calorie intake or don’t enjoy sharing food, microwavable mug cakes are a quick and easy alternative to baking standard-sized confections. Many times requiring only a small number of ingredients in very small quantities, the single serving dessert makes the perfect weekday snack to satisfy any late-night sugar craving. We’ve rounded up 11 of the most drool-worthy mug cake recipes we could find. From tried and true classics to innovative re-creations, these pre-portioned treats always deliver.
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Raspberry preserves and shredded coconut give this recipe a Black Forest twist, but it most closely resembles the lava cakes you salivate over at your favorite restaurant. Get our Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake recipe.
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Honestly, anything that involves Oreos will always have our attention. The fact that this recipe only takes four ingredients (including melted ice cream and cake flour) and a couple minutes—and has fewer than 200 calories—makes it even better. Get the Skinny Cookies and Cream Mug Cake recipe.
You don’t need bug spray, sticks, and a campfire to enjoy America’s favorite summertime treat. In fact, all you need is a mug and a few familiar ingredients. Feeling extra fancy? Ditch the Hershey’s for a more decadent bar of chocolate. Get the S’mores Mug Cake recipe.
Sugar, spice, and everything nice with this microwavable take on a cookie classic. Though cinnamon is an appetite suppressant, this dessert will leave you wanting even more. Get the Snickerdoodle Mug Cake recipe.
Keto dessert has never been better—or easier. This gluten-free mug cake marries peanut butter and chocolate in a quick, low-carb confection with melty chocolate chips. Get the Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake recipe.
It wouldn’t be a true carrot cake without the cream cheese frosting. Who ever said good things can’t come in small packages? Get the Carrot Cake Mug Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting recipe.
It doesn’t have to be your birthday to celebrate snack time with sprinkles. In fact, funfetti snack time should be an everyday occurrence. Get the Funfetti Mug Cake recipe.
Crumb cake, who? Your breakfast just got an instant upgrade with this instant recipe. Get the Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake recipe.
Red velvet is Southern, but your baking skills will go north after impressing family members with this depth of flavor. Just don’t tell them it took you less than ten minutes to prepare. Get the Red Velvet Mug Cake recipe.
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