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7 Cake In A Mug Recipes You Need In Your Life

Cake in a mug recipes to satisfy the cravings of every sweet tooth

One of the best things in life is sugary, sweet, and decadent. What could it be? Cake of course! But why go through all the trouble of making a large cake, when you can easily just have a cake in a mug in a matter of minutes, all for yourself. Just add a little ice cream and enjoy the beauty and majesty of a mug cake.

There are so many options that you can test out in this arena and it’s not just chocolate! There are some options here that you’ll be itching to explore, add to, and focus on when the craving hits to have something sweet.

Snicker doodle Mug Cake

Blending the tastes of cinnamon, and sugar into a soft cake? That’s exactly what this is, and it will blow you away with how easy it is. Once you taste how delicate this cake is, you’ll want to hurry up and make a second snicker doodle cake in a mug, no doubt.  Find the recipe at Five Heart Home.

Snickerdoodle Cake in a Mug

Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake

Millions of people get a morning latte. They get that classic mocha, and it’s really a mix of coffee and chocolate with a little cream stirred together. What if you could take that and make a cake out of it? Well, that’s exactly what this is. Mixing the flavours of a mocha together, into a mug full of cake without the high price tag is exactly what you’ll get when you try this out. Find the recipe at Kurry Leaves. 

Espresso Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Gluten Free Chocolate Mug Cake

For all those that can’t have gluten, don’t panic. There’s something grand in store for you here. This is a fully gluten free delight, and you can make it in a matter of minutes. The decadence of chocolate cake, made free of gluten. Find the recipe at Build Your Bite.

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Pumpkin Mug Cake

It may not always be Autumn, but when you make this simple cake, you will feel as though the leaves are turning colours and the autumnal months are in full swing. Simply put, this is Autumn in a cup, and it’s worth checking out year round. Find the recipe at Babble.

Pumpkin Cake in a Mug

Banana Mug Cake

Breakfast time hits and you’re not prepared. What do you do? Simple. Make banana mug cake and experience the sweetest of mornings. That’s right, enjoy the beauty and splendor of a little cake, a little cream, and bananas all rolled into one. Find the recipe at Cooking Classy.

Banana Cake in a Mug

Salted Caramel Apple Spice Mug Cake

This is so sweet, and so gooey, it’s just wonderful. Pulling together all the flavors of a caramel apple, and then adding the moist cake element really makes this outstanding. A little spice, a little sugar, a little apple, and you’ll crave this delicate balance all year round. Find the recipe at Table for Two Blog.

Salted Caramel Apple Spice Cake in a Mug

Gluten Free Cocoa and Banana Mug Cake

One last option for you is another gluten free cake in a mug. This combines banana and chocolate to give you a wonderful push forward. Gluten sensitive? No problem. This is going to give you an immense profile of chocolate goodness, sweetness from the bananas, and a classic mix that you may want to have any time of day. Find the recipe at Buzzfeed./

Gluten Free Cocoa Banana Cake in a Mug
There you go, a great cake in a mug recipe starter list for you to test out today and tomorrow and the next day and the next…. They each have a great deal of majesty, and they aren’t hard to make at all.

Which one will you make first?

7 Cake in a Mug Recipes You Need in Your Life

Eva Lewis (The Multitasking Woman)
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  1. June 30, 2016 / 6:29 am

    Oh my goodness, all of these look so yummy! Popping over to check them all out now xx

  2. July 1, 2016 / 11:45 am

    These all sound delicious and perfect for the current winter weather! The salted caramel apple spice cake is where I need to start!

  3. July 1, 2016 / 12:05 pm

    I think I’ll be making the chocolate expresso cake pronto! This is awesome, can’t wait to try them out 😉

  4. July 1, 2016 / 6:21 pm

    I’ve got one word for you – YUM! I missed lunch today so I just had an early dinner and I’m already thinking about dessert. These look amazing – can’t wait to try one (or all) of them.