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 13 of the most drool-worthy recipes we could find. From tried and true classics to innovative re-creations, these pre-portioned treats always deliver.
2. Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
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.
A citrusy treat is the perfect complement to warm temperatures. (And a perfect protest to achieving your dream bikini bod). Get the recipe.
Honestly, anything that resembles a melted Reese’s cup will always have our attention. This peanut butter and chocolate-heavy concoction does not disappoint. But does peanut butter and chocolate anything EVER disappoint? The answer is clearly no. Get the 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 for a more decadent bar of chocolate. Get the 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 recipe.
It wouldn’t be a true carrot cake without the cream cheese frosting. This cake has not one, but two layers of the sweet, creamy stuff. Who ever said good things can’t come in small packages? Get the 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 recipe.
Chef tested, monkey approved. You’ll go bananas over this unique mug with a brown sugar glaze. Get the 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 recipe.
Crumb cake, who? Your breakfast just got an instant upgrade with this instant recipe. Let those sugar crystals shine. Get the recipe.