Breakfast, Mug Cakes & Meals

Microwave Mug Breakfasts – 3 Amazing Breakfast Recipes

4.71 from 85 votes
Learn how to make 3 Microwave Mug Breakfasts in just minutes! I'll show you how to create a lovely Blueberry Muffin, Cinnamon Roll & Chocolate French Toast!
Microwave Mug Breakfast Recipes- French Toast in A Mug, Blueberry Muffin in a Mug with Streusel Topping, Cinnamon Roll in a Mug. Incredible Mug recipes that you won’t believe was made in a microwave!

Hi Bold Bakers!

Besides Dessert, Breakfast is another important meal of the day.

I strive to make my life (and yours) easier, and still with great results. To add to my easy and popular 1 Minute Microwave recipes, I’m showing you how to take breakfast to another level with 3 BIG & BOLD microwave mug breakfasts: a Blueberry Muffin, Cinnamon Roll Cake and Chocolate French Toast!! Plus, get a BONUS video recipe for an Apple Pie Oatmeal created first for www.BiggerBolderBaking.com. So let’s get microwaving!

 

Blueberry Muffin in a Mug with Streusel Topping

Just like a freshly baked muffin, this muffin is light and fluffy in texture yet made so simply. Adding the streusel is a must because just like muffins it creates a lovely, sugary and crispy layer on top. It’s just delicious!

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Blueberry Muffin Mug cake with Streusel Topping

4.71 from 85 votes
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • teaspoon* baking powder
  • 1/16 teaspoon* baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon blueberries , fresh or frozen

  • Streusel topping
  • 1 tablespoon (½ oz/15g) butter, cold
  • tablespoons all purpose flour
  • tablespoons brown sugar*
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a microwave safe mug mix together the first 6 ingredients until smooth.
  • Mix in the blueberries.
  • In a small bowl, rub together the streusel ingredients with a fork until butter pieces resemble bread crumbs.
  • Sprinkle streusel on top of muffin batter, spreading out evenly across the surface.
  • Microwave for 1 minute or until it is firm to the touch on top (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary).
  • Enjoy immediately!

Recipe Notes

Brown sugar can replaced with white if needed
⅛ teaspoon is simply a ½ of a ¼ teaspoon
1/16 teaspoon is simply a ¼ of a ¼ teaspoon

 

Cinnamon Roll in a Mug 

This Cinnamon Roll in a mug takes all the ingredients you love from a traditional cinnamon roll like cinnamon and cream cheese and combines it in this simple mug cake with a lot less mess. When you need that quick cinnamon fix, this cake is a must for your repertoire.

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Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake (made in 3 minutes!)

4.61 from 73 votes
Author: Adapted from https://www.cookingclassy.com/2012/03/cinnamon-roll-mug-cake-made-in-3-minutes/ Ingredients
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Author: Adapted from https://www.cookingclassy.com/2012/03/cinnamon-roll-mug-cake-made-in-3-minutes/ Ingredients
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons applesauce*
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt

  • Cream Cheese Icing
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese , softened
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk

Instructions

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a microwave safe mug then whisk together with a fork until combined and smooth.
  • Microwave for 1 minute or until it’s firm to the touch on top. If it is not fully cooked microwave for an additional 15 seconds. (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
  • Cream Cheese Icing: mix all of the ingredients together until smooth.
  • Serve warm topped with cream cheese icing.
  • Enjoy immediately!

Recipe Notes

Brown sugar can replaced with white if needed
⅛ teaspoon is simply a ½ of a ¼ teaspoon
1/16 teaspoon is simply a ¼ of a ¼ teaspoon

 

French Toast in A Mug

French toast is an incredibly easy breakfast. I love it because it uses ingredients you nearly always have on hand. And now you can make it even faster with less mess and wash up. 🙂 You can add whatever you like to your French Toast or just keep it plain Vanilla. I’ll show you how I make it BIG & BOLD with some lovely chocolate.

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French Toast in a mug

4.64 from 47 votes
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons white bread , buttered and cubed
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon of chocolate chunks

Instructions

  • In a microwave safe mug, mix together the egg, milk and syrup until combined
  • Add the bread to the mug and press it down so they are submerged within the liquid
  • Add the chocolate chips to the mug and give a little stir to incorporate them in the mixture. Let it stand for 5 minutes for the bread to soak up the custard.
  • Microwave for roughly 1-1½ minutes. I suggest checking it after 1 minute and go from there. The timing is based on my 1200W microwave so yours might vary.
  • Serve with whipped cream on top and enjoy warm

Recipe Notes

Brown sugar can replaced with white if needed
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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Caitlin and Lily
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Caitlin and Lily
11 months ago

Hi Gemma, my friend and I have made a few of your recipes and have noticed that they have very high sugar amounts We have tried your breakfast blueberry muffin. It is very nice but it has 3.5 table spoons (52.5g) and a child’s daily sugar allowance is 24g I appreciate that this might also be for adults but their daily sugar allowance is 30g and this is just one thing in the day. We usually reduce the sugar and today we reduced the sugar to less than 2 tables spoons but that is still too much. We do like… Read more »

Maria Noveejak
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Maria Noveejak
1 month ago

I just found your blog and immediately fell in love! I have always loved quick microwave recipes but I never found a blog that had so many different mug recipes until now!!!!
I can’t wait to try ALL your recipes!
Thank you so much Gemma!

~Maria

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Vaishna Biswas
12 days ago

The mug french toast was divine!
Followed the instructions to a tee❤️

Jeanne Carpenter
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Jeanne Carpenter
1 month ago

For the French toast, how many pieces of bread are 5 tablespoons?

Mallory
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Mallory
1 month ago

Super yummy! The muffin had a great texture, soft and moist. I replaced white sugar with brown sugar and added a pinch of almond extract. Definitely a keeper!

Mallory
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Mallory
1 month ago

Really yummy! Added some almond extract and brown sugar, had a really nice turnout!

Jen
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Jen
2 months ago

Hi Gemma, upon making your blueberry muffin(Delicious!), the streusel stuff is still white like flour? Did I do something wrong?

Nina
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Nina
2 months ago

Hi Gemma, I want to make the muffin recipe but I’m not the biggest fan of blueberries, would I be able to exchange them for some cut up frozen raspberries?

Hiba
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Hiba
6 months ago

Gemma, I have been watching your mug videos for ages, and this is just incredible. Just watching your videos almost make me smell the delightful goods you always bake perfectly. Thank you so much for this (:

Fearepixeuhv
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Fearepixeuhv
7 months ago

Amazing Gemma! I love this. I was able to make two in about 20 minutes. I made mine gluten and dairy free and my fiances dairy free. I had burnt mine a little. Should have only put it in for 1:30 instead of 2 minutes. Yet, still tastes amazing! I posted an image of my fiances, and I am excited to try more. For the mug meals are on my list to make for the next two weeks.

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