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Microwave Mug Pizza (Microwave Mug Meals)

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My Microwave Mug Pizza is a real meal made using good quality ingredients. This single-serving recipe can be whipped up in 5 minutes. It’s the perfect solution when you are on the go and want something homemade and satisfying. My mug meals are easy food recipes for any occasion: they’re perfect for lunch, dinner, snack, after school, easy college meals, sleep overs, pizza party, or even Birthday parties!

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How to Make Pizza in a Mug

Get ready–it’s really easy! Use your favorite microwavable mug. Mix up a pizza crust with just a few ingredients you already have on hand. And then you can customize your Microwave Mug Pizza with your favorite toppings. I’m a fan of a classic pepperoni pizza but mushroom is a close second. And I even have an easy 5-Minute Pizza Sauce recipe you can make in no time! Now you can enjoy microwave pizza anytime, anywhere.

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Microwave Mug Pizza (Microwave Mug Meals)
 
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/16 teaspoon baking soda
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon marinara sauce
  • 1 generous tablespoon shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 5 mini pepperoni
  • ½ teaspoon dried Italian herbs (basil or oregano will work)
Instructions
  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a microwavable mug
  2. Add in the milk and oil with mix together. There might be some lump but that is ok
  3. Spoon on the marinara sauce and spread it around the surface of the batter
  4. Sprinkle on the cheese, pepperoni and dried herbs
  5. Microwave for 1 minute 10-20 seconds, or until it rises up and the topping are bubbling (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
  6. Enjoy straight away!
Notes
Cooking time will vary greatly depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug. The mugs I use are small, roughly 6oz (¾ /1 cup)

Always keep a close eye on your mug while in the microwave so it doesn’t over flow or over cook.

⅛ teaspoon is simply a ½ of a ¼ teaspoon
1/16 teaspoon is simply a ¼ of a ¼ teaspoon

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Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 342 Fat: 20g Saturated fat: 5g Unsaturated fat: 0g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 27g Sugar: 4g Sodium: 998mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 10g Cholesterol: 22mg

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633 Comments

  1. Amani on April 17, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    Your Mac n Cheese was soooooo good. For the pizza what if you don’t have marinara sauce? What should you substitute it with? Thanks!

  2. Mug_Recipe_Addict on April 10, 2018 at 2:47 am

    Yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuum! Thanks for this recipe!

  3. Amielyn Kieth on April 4, 2018 at 12:48 am

    Hi Gemma, I don’t have microwave oven at home, can I use toaster oven instead?

    • Gemma Stafford on April 4, 2018 at 2:17 am

      Hi there,
      Yes, that will be perfect. You can use any oven proof container, or open bake. 180c/350f for about 15 minutes,
      Gemma 😉

      • Amielyn Kieth on April 4, 2018 at 2:31 am

        Great! I would definitely try this at home. 🙂 Thank you!

      • Sofia on April 16, 2018 at 12:39 am

        Sorry but if my microwave has max 800 Watts how much time should I cook? Sorry for my English

        • Gemma Stafford on April 16, 2018 at 3:52 am

          Hi Sofia,
          There is nothing wrong with your English!
          800 Watt is a pretty standard microwave power level, and how it cooks depends on the technology too. What this means is that I cannot be specific. You need to monitor the bake as it proceeds. Bake for 50 seconds, check it, continue in 10 second intervals until it feels barely firm to the touch on top. Then you will know for the next time. Food cooked in the microwave continues to bake for a few minutes after it is removed from the oven, allow for this too.
          Thank you for being in touch,
          Gemma 🙂

  4. Kari Silu on March 28, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    Ahh I wish I could say this didn’t work so I wouldn’t have to make it again but it did work and now I’m obligated to make it every time I have a craving for pizza. Also thanks for leaving a link to the original recipe!

    • Gemma Stafford on March 29, 2018 at 3:17 am

      Hi Kari,
      Haha! that is funny. I am happy when you are happy,
      Gemma 🙂

  5. hawksl on March 26, 2018 at 11:44 am

    Hi Gemma!
    I just wanted you to know how much my students and I love your mug recipes! We are making the mug pizza this week. I teach students with multiple disabilities, and my goal for them is to always be as independent as possible. I am hoping that these mug recipes are some that they can use for life. We have made the mugritos & mac n cheese, too. They are certainly enjoying this part of our class. 🙂 Thanks a bunch, from all of us!

    • Gemma Stafford on March 29, 2018 at 4:34 am

      Ah! That is so nice to hear, thank you.
      I hope this will be a step on the ladder for your students, and all student really, a jumping off point for lots of baking and cooking, it takes the mystery out of it!
      Good job you too, I am delighted to hear this,
      Gemma 🙂

  6. Susan on March 15, 2018 at 7:59 am

    342 fat on the pizza nutrition facts. Is that correct??

    • Gemma Stafford on March 15, 2018 at 12:51 pm

      Hi Susan,
      Not quite: Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 342 Fat: 20g Saturated fat: 5g Unsaturated fat: 0g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 27g Sugar: 4g Sodium: 998mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 10g Cholesterol: 22mg
      342 calories, 20g fat.
      I hope this helps,
      Gemma 🙂

  7. roberta holt on March 8, 2018 at 6:10 am

    I have tried the macaroni and cheese delicious. I would like to make more recipes but I am gluten free can I use gluten free flours in your recipes? Thanks for your recipes they are great for people to control their portions for weight loss keep up the wonderful work you do.

    • Gemma Stafford on March 9, 2018 at 6:05 am

      Hi Roberta,
      Thank you for being in touch.
      Many ‘cake’ type recipes can be made using a good quality all purpose GF flour. We have some GF recipes here for you (https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/category/recipes/dietary-preferences/gluten-free/).
      Breads are more of an issue, as the gluten is so important to these. Some flours are developed for this, with xanthan gum, check your local store for a good supply.
      Gemma 🙂

  8. Arshi Kaur on March 7, 2018 at 9:46 am

    I see that you use a wide mug for your recipes. So what’s the substitute for that?

    • Gemma Stafford on March 9, 2018 at 6:52 am

      Hi there,
      a cereal bowl/pudding bowl/soup bowl. Really any 6 – 80z capacity bowl will do it, wider than deep is the rule!
      Gemma 🙂

  9. Chantese on March 5, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    This is the best. It is fast for me to make the pizza in the microwave. I only did a cheese pizza and it taste so good.

    • Gemma Stafford on March 6, 2018 at 12:47 pm

      That is so good to hear Chantese, thank you,
      Gemma 🙂

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