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Do you know this feeling of sitting on the couch and have a craving for something sweet but you’re too lazy to start baking? Then the mug cake is perfect for you! We show you what you need to make your own mug cake and how to make one.

A quick dessert or something some sweet treat for in between. Mug cakes are not only super delicious, but also super easy to prepare. It only takes about 3 minutes. The cake taste best warm and served with ice cream or Nutella. We show you what other recipes there are.

chocolat chip & cookie dough

Ingredients for two people:

  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 40g flour
  • 1 tbsp. soft butter
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 3-4 tbsp. chocolate drops



Mix egg, sugar, flour, butter and vanilla together. Stir in the chocolate drops and divide between 2 cups. Then place in the microwave for 1.5 minutes. Remove and enjoy while still warm!


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cinnamonroll mug cake

Ingredients for one person:

  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1,1/2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tbsp. tasteless oil

For the cinnamon swirl:

  • 50 g maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

For the glaze:

  • 80 g coconut cream
  • 1-2 tsp maple syrup (or powdered sugar + lemon juice)


Mix all the ingredients for the dough together in a cup. Mix the ingredients for the swirl one by one in another microwaveable container. Then heat the swirl in the microwave for 20 seconds. Stir half of the swirl into the batter and microwave for 1.5 minutes. Spread warm with the glaze and enjoy!

Sweet raspberry


  • 40g spelt flour
  • 2 tbsp apple pulp
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • sweetener of your choice
  • 40ml oat milk or milk
  • 2 tsp oil



Mix everything in a bowl and pour into a cup. Then microwave for 2-4 minutes at about 600 watts. If you don’t have a microwave at home, you can also bake the cup cake for 15-20 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 degrees (convection oven: 160 degrees). Then serve with ice cream, powdered sugar or raspberries and enjoy!

The mug cake tastes best, when served warm with Nutella, ice cream or powdered sugar. With this in mind, we say: enjoy!

Source coverimage: iStock/ bhofack2

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