Mug Cakes & Meals Microwave Cheddar & Bacon Muffin in a Mug 4.34 from 12 votes Create a Profile! × Sign Up Already have an account? Sign In Jump To Recipe Save Recipe Learn how to make a Cheddar & Bacon Muffin in a Mug, another one of my Mug Meal recipes where you can make real food fast! By Gemma Stafford | April 12, 2016 | 23 Last updated on October 29, 2021 This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure for details. Hi Bold Bakers! My stomach, unlike myself is very impatient. If you tell me I can have some of my favorite snacks fast and it cooks in a microwave I am in. The result is an amazing, soft and buttery savory muffin. This savory Microwave Cheddar & Bacon Muffin in a Mug is the perfect single serving portion for when that 3 o’clock slump hits or you just fancy a quick treat for yourself. It will fill you up but still leave room for dinner. It’s full of flavor and good ingredients. Special thanks to The TODAY Show and Today.com for making this recipe possible for you. Make sure you WATCH the recipe video and get the full written recipe below. Want more Mug Meal recipes? I have 40+ mug meal recipes. Everything from a delicious Mug Pizza to a Mugnut (donut in a mug) and even a decadent Chocolate Brownie in a Mug. The cook time I gave is based on my microwave which heats at 1200 Watts. I always suggest keeping a close eye on your mug meal when cooking as over cooking can make them rubbery instead of soft like they should be. My Mug Meals are as fast to cook off as they are to whip up. Unlike fast food these mug recipes are real food fast because they’re made with good ingredients. If you are short on time or just simply don’t have an oven then a meal in a mug is a perfect way you can still eat something homemade with real ingredients. Try These Recipes! 2-Minute Microwave Red Velvet Cake Bowl2-Minute Microwave Banana Cake Bowl1 Minute Microwave Brownie In A MugSweet & Simple Keto Mug Cake Cheddar & Bacon Muffin in a Mug 4.34 from 12 votes Print Recipe Add to Favorites Loading… Learn how to make a Cheddar & Bacon Muffin in a Mug, another one of my Mug Meal recipes where you can make real food fast! Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Breakfast Egg-Free Cheese Less than 30 Minutes Microwave Mug Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 1 minTotal Time 6 mins Learn how to make a Cheddar & Bacon Muffin in a Mug, another one of my Mug Meal recipes where you can make real food fast! Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Ingredients 4 tablespoons flour½ teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon onion powder (optional)⅛ teaspoon salt½ tablespoon (1/4 oz/ 9g) butter, cubed3½ tablespoons milk (or buttermilk)1 tablespoon bacon1 tablespoon cheese Instructions In a microwavable mug, mix together the flour, baking powder, onion powder and saltUsing your fork, incorporate the cubed butter into the dry ingredients. When done it will resemble fine breadcrumbs.Stir in the milk, bacon and cheese until your mix forms a batterMicrowave for roughly 45 seconds - 1 minute (this timing is based on my 1200W microwave so yours might vary)Enjoy warm! Recipe 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. Add in all the milk. It will make a wet batter but the wetter it is the softer your muffin.