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1 Minute Microwave Mug Cakes

4.81 from 103 votes
Learn how to make 5 different Microwave Mug Cake recipes including Oreo, Carrot Cake, a gluten-free Chocolate Brownie and even a microwave Cheesecake!
Amazing 1 Minute Mug Cakes: Oreo, Cheesecake, Carrot Cake and much more. Vegan, egg free and flourless recipes.

Hi Bold Bakers!

Thanks to you, my 1 Minute Microwave Mug Cakes videos have been viewed more than 50 Million times! So by popular demand, I bring you 5 ALL-NEW Microwave Mug Cakes that I think you’ll love.

Try a Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie, Cookies & Cream & even Strawberry Cheesecake all made in the microwave. So let’s get microwaving!

And you can always top them off with my Homemade (No Machine) Ice Cream recipes!

Chocolate Brownie Mug Cake

Chocolate Brownie Mug Cake 1 Minute Mug Cake

4.81 from 103 votes
Learn how to make 5 different Microwave Mug Cakes including Oreo, Carrot Cake, a gluten-free Chocolate Brownie and even a microwave Cheesecake!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make 5 different Microwave Mug Cakes including Oreo, Carrot Cake, a gluten-free Chocolate Brownie and even a microwave Cheesecake!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (4oz/115g) gluten free flour (oat flour, spelt flour etc)
  • 1/2 cup (4oz/115g) sugar or raw sugar
  • 4 Tbsp cocoa (natural, unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup (4floz/115g) coconut milk
  • 4 Tbsp Coconut oil (or any flavorless oil, canola or vegetable)
  • Coconut ice cream to serve

Instructions

  • In a large mug or separate bowl, mix your dry ingredients: flour, sugar, cocoa, & salt
  • Then add your wet ingredients, coconut milk and oil, to your dry
  • Divide the batter between 2 microwave safe ceramic mugs.
  • Microwave for 1 minute until the mixture is cooked through. It should still be moist when cooked through, not dry. Careful not to overcook or cake becomes rubbery
  • Your mug cake is best eaten immediately. Serve with coconut ice cream.

Cookies & Cream Mug Cake

Cookies and Cream 1 Minute Mug Cake

4.82 from 102 votes
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 5 1/2 tbsp flour
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp
  • Vanilla
  • 2 oreos

Instructions

  • Mix all dry ingredients together in an oversized mug. Then mix in the wet ingredients until smooth. After batter is smooth, add in the oreos and crush oreos.
  • Divide the batter between 2 microwave safe ceramic mugs.
  • Cook for approximately 1 minutes in microwave. Check on middle of cake. If not done, cook for about 20 more seconds. Careful not to overcook or cake becomes rubbery.
  • Your mug cake is best eaten immediately

Lemon & Blueberry Mug Cake

Double Lemon & Blueberry 1 Minute Mug Cakes

4.86 from 94 votes
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 ⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ⁄8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1-1 ⁄2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ Cup blueberries , frozen or fresh

Instructions

  • In the mug, combine flour,sugar, baking powder and salt. Using a fork, beat in egg, oil, lemon zest and lemon juice until very well blended.
  • Microwave for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until risen and center is just set.
  • Serve with blueberry compote
  • Your mug cake is best eaten immediately

Carrot Cake Mug Cake

Carrot Cakes 1 Minute Mug Cakes Made in the Microwave (including Vegan, Egg-Free & Gluten-Free Recipes)

4.77 from 92 votes
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp milk
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp carrots , finely grated
  • 1 Tbsp raisins

Instructions

  • Mix all the dry ingredients together in a mug. Whisk in the wet ingredients until smooth. Microwave for 1 minutes. Cook longer if needed.
  • Your mug cake is best eaten immediately. Serve with some cream cheese frosting.

Strawberry Cheesecake in a Mug

Strawberry Cheesecake Mug Cake 1 Minute Mug Cakes Made in the Microwave (including Vegan, Egg-Free & Gluten-Free Recipes)

4.88 from 81 votes
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 9 mins
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (115g) low fat cream cheese,at room temperature
  • 1 cup (8oz/ 225g) sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 egg white , slightly beaten (egg whites in a carton work fine)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon flour (prevents liquid from forming)
  • 1 tablespoon jam of choice.
  • graham cracker crumbs

Instructions

  • In a bowl, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy with an electric beater or hand whisk. Mix in the sour cream, vanilla, sugar, egg, lemon juice. Swirl in jam at this time.
  • CAUTION: Microwave until you see it start to bubble in the center, and then stop cooking. This will take seconds, maybe 20 or more. Take it out and check it. Microwave for short intervals until you see the edge of the cheesecake firm but make sure the center is jiggly. If it is allowed to bubble and cook further, the mixture will "break" and you'll need to start over. Make a note of the successful cooking time for your microwave.
  • Take out of the microwave and let cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until fully chilled, about 2 hours. If any liquid has formed, carefully pour out. Sprinkle with graham cracker mixture and top with any topping of your choice. Enjoy!

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Saima
Saima
5 months ago

Hello Gemma,
Thank you for all that you do I dont have an oven and I use to bake a lot before and for 3 years I couldn’t and Thanks to you I can with your amazing recipes baking in the microwave has become fun and so much easy.
Ever so grateful ❤
I have made your mug cakes and they are absolutely brilliant.
Your a genius.

Nina T
3 months ago

We don’t own a microwave, so I baked my mini Oreo cake at 180 degrees Celsius for around 15+ minutes and it turned out amazing. Thanks for the recipe, Ms. Gemma!

Valerie Ruiz-Flores
4 months ago

Good Evening everyone!
I made the cookies and cream but with peanut butter/chocolate oreos and first I made one for my vegan friend but I used a banana instead of an egg it did not rise but it was amazing. Then I decided to make one with an egg for me and it was even better! Thanks a lot for posting these recipes where we can cook with microwaves.
Stay safe everyone!❤❤

Amy Jost
1 year ago

Oh yeah um I just made the brownie one. I’m not exactly sure how fudgy it’s supposed to be but since there’s no eggs in it I guess it’s fine fully cooked or not fully cooked.

bridaigneal
1 year ago

Hi, Gemma!

I’m so glad I discovered that your website has a membership feature. So, I tried the cookies ‘n cream mug cake recipe and just finished baking a few minutes ago… as I was baking, I was a bit confused on the oreo part. Do I include the cream or just the cookies?

2 years ago

Hi Gemma,
Can I scale the chocolate brownie mug cake recipe and bake it in an oven instead ? If I could bake it in an oven what baking temperature would you recommend and for how long should I bake it ?

Maanasi
2 years ago

OH MY GOD GEMMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I CANNOT THANK YOU ENOUGH.. this was sooooooooooo good. i halved the recipe cuz i only had a small mug but exactly 1 minute…. and paired with chocolate hazelnut icecim eating it as i ream.. it was truly a wonder to behold…

i am eating this as i am writing this comment..

Ilysm (from India),
Maanasi

Amy
Amy
3 years ago

Hey Gemma! Your recipes look so amazing and simple! I’m excited to try the cookies and cream mug cake but I was unsure about the egg. On the recipe, it says one egg, but in the video, it looks like you only put in the yolk, (or it’s whisked). So does is the do we put in the whole egg or just the yolk? Thanks!

3 years ago

Hi Gemma ! 🙂 I have a question. In your lemon and blueberry mug cake, can I use yoghurt instead of an egg ? Or should I use buttermilk ?

Gina
3 years ago

I made the lemon mug cake but instead of adding blueberries I added poppy seeds. I also used 1/4 of sour cream in place of the egg. It came out very moist and lemony. So yummy!! I included a pic of the finished cake which I sprinkled with powdered sugar.

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