11 Easy Mug Cake Recipes That Make the Best Single Serving Desserts

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Whether youre limiting your calorie intake or dont 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. Weve 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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1. 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.

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2. Skinny Cookies and Cream Mug Cake

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 minutesand has fewer than 200 caloriesmakes it even better. Get the Skinny Cookies and Cream Mug Cake recipe.

3. SMores Mug Cake

You dont need bug spray, sticks, and a campfire to enjoy Americas favorite summertime treat. In fact, all you need is a mug and a few familiar ingredients. Feeling extra fancy? Ditch the Hersheys for a more decadent bar of chocolate. Get the Smores Mug Cake recipe.

4. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

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 Cakerecipe.

5. Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Keto dessert has never been betteror 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.

6. Carrot Cake Mug Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

7. Cinnamon Nut Swirl Mug Cake

Who knew that a basic drinking device could capture those spirals we love so much? Get the Cinnamon Nut Swirl Mug Cake recipe.

8. Banana Mug Cake

Chef tested, monkey approved. Youll go bananas over this unique mug with a brown sugar glaze. Get the Banana Mug Cake recipe.

9. Funfetti Mug Cake

It doesnt 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 Cakerecipe.

10. Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake

Crumb cake, who? Your breakfast just got an instant upgrade with this instant recipe. Get the Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake recipe.

11. Red Velvet Mug Cake

Red velvet is Southern, but your baking skills will go north after impressing family members with this depth of flavor. Just dont tell them it took you less than ten minutes to prepare. Get the Red Velvet Mug Cakerecipe.

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