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Cake In A Mug Cookbook

Updated on May 28, 2015

Making a cake in mug is an adorable idea! I love that you can whip up a cake in a mug just for yourself, a friend, kids or even someone who is a shut-in and needs some sugar to liven them up. Just pop it into the microwave and you've got a your very own dessert. Just think of all the fun endless styles of mugs you could pick out to use. I'm into cows so that would be my first choice. Then I'd have to choose German chocolate for my cake flavor with a fun a nut caramel topping. Doesn't that just sound so yummy! Makes want to go right out to the kitchen and get started!

These kinds of mug cakes would be perfect for kids to learn how to make. They wouldn't have to use a oven only a microwave which is safer to use. I can just hear the squeals of delight in there picking out a mug and cake flavor. A basic chocolate mug cake is a some flour, sugar, an egg, oil, vanilla, milk and cocoa. You can add any flavoring or desired ingredients you want. Simple as that!

This cookbook is very basic and tells you exactly how to make and put the cake together in your mug. It's talks about the basic ingredients you will use. It gives delicious and easy recipes. I love that it gives helps hints of food substitutes and equivalents for a mug size. Those are helpful tips when making different flavors.

So get started to today in making a mug cake!

More Mug Cookbooks

I couldn't resist adding a cow mug with these cookbooks. You need a fun mug and recipes to choose from. Happy mug cake baking!

Udderly Cow Mug with Non-skid Silicone Feet, Hand Painted Ceramic, 20 oz. Capacity by Boston Warehouse
Udderly Cow Mug with Non-skid Silicone Feet, Hand Painted Ceramic, 20 oz. Capacity by Boston Warehouse

This is my kind of mug to make a cake in. It's fun, cow print and just right me the cow lover! Don't you just love the udder on it!

101 Recipes for Microwave Mug Cakes: Single-Serving Snacks in Less Than 10 Minutes
101 Recipes for Microwave Mug Cakes: Single-Serving Snacks in Less Than 10 Minutes

While looking a review of this book I found some really delicious cakes from chocolate to fruity ones even a tapioca mug cake. I'd have to try that one for sure since Tapioca pudding is my favorite.

Easy Microwave Desserts In A Mug For Kids
Easy Microwave Desserts In A Mug For Kids

Kids will love to be able to make there very own cake in a mug. They'll think its the neat idea ever! In this book are 40 recipes to choose from. They are simple and easy to make!


Instructional Video's Making A Mug Cake!

In these video's you'll learn how to make simple cakes in a mug. I love the instruction because it helps you know how to get started. Just waiting till you check the one with the Frankenstein and Yoda mugs. How fun. These mug cakes and be made for all occasions.

Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake
Chocolate Espresso Mug Cake


Here is a mug cake with espresso in it for coffee lovers. It is simple to make as you can tell by the recipe below. I found this recipe on Kurryleaves and wanted to share it with you.


  • All purpose flour- 3 tbsp
  • Instant coffee powder-1 tsp
  • Drinking chocolate powder or sweetened cocoa powder-2 tbsp
  • Sugar- 2 1/2 to 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Milk- 2tbsp
  • Egg- 1 no
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract-1/2 tsp


  1. In a mixing bowl combine all purpose flour, coffee powder, sugar and baking powder. Mix well.
  2. Add milk, egg, oil and vanilla extract. Stir with a fork until combined.
  3. Pour this into a greased mug and microwave on high for 90 seconds until cooked through.(DO NOT OVER COOK)
  4. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or simply dust with powdered sugar.


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