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Microwave Mug Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

4.48 from 19 votes
Learn how to make my Microwave Mug Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, a delicious afternoon snack you can make and enjoy in minutes!
Microwave Mug Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich - PB&J time just got a whole lot better.

Hi Bold Bakers!

As far as afternoon snacks go, a Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich has to be one of the most iconic. It’s probably because Peanut Butter and Jelly are staples in most cupboards. We are going to take this sandwich and make it Big & Bold by making it a Microwave Mug Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. The result is a savory and sweet Mug recipe that will blow the original out of the water.

Try this Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich in a Mug with any flavor of nut butter or jam. They can be mixed up in advance for an even speedier meal. As an added bonus, it does not contain eggs for those of you who don’t eat eggs.

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Microwave the Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich in a Mug until firm. It doesn’t take much time at all.

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Cooking time given is based on my 1200W Panasonic Inverter Microwave so your timing might vary. I suggest checking it after 1 minute and go from there.

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Microwave Mug Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich (Microwave Mug Meals)

4.48 from 19 votes
Learn how to make my Microwave Mug Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, a delicious afternoon snack you can make and enjoy in minutes!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1 serving
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make my Microwave Mug Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, a delicious afternoon snack you can make and enjoy in minutes!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) butter
  • 1 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon Strawberry jam

Instructions

  • Place butter into a microwavable mug and heat until just melted. (roughly 20 seconds)
  • Add in the remaining ingredients; mix well with a fork until just combined
  • Once the batter is mixed place the spoonful of jam down into the batter to get a jammy center
  • Microwave for 45 seconds - 1 minute or until is firm on top. (Cooking time is based on my 1200W Panasonic Inverter Microwave so your timing might vary). Always keep a close eye on your mug while in the microwave so it doesn’t over flow or over cook.
  • Let it cool or enjoy it straight away!

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Kathryn
Kathryn
3 years ago

I think I skimped on the peanut butter, since I’m not the biggest fan, but this recipe was delicious. It even turned out right on the first try!

Allison
Allison
2 years ago

I liked the flavours and the idea, but the result still tasted very flour-y and not cakey at all.
Not the right texture. Something’s missing.

Hannah
Hannah
4 years ago

The recipe was very delicious, although a little bit crumbly~ Does it matter if you use crunchy or creamy peanut butter? Thank you!

Ezra
Ezra
1 month ago

It was dry, and tasted nothing like a pb&j sandwich

Emma
Emma
1 month ago

I was really looking forward to this recipe, but I used blackberry jam instead of strawberry. It didn’t really taste that good, and the only thing I didn’t do was put the jam in the middle because I didn’t want to use too much jam. Do i have to do that to make it right?

alberta
alberta
4 months ago

I accidently came on your video while looking for how to make frozen pops,my husbund & i are in our 70’s & so we don’t eat a lot so these mug meals sound perfect,my microwave is 1100 so would i just add 10 seconds to the time? going by your 1200 wattage

Sophia
Sophia
4 months ago

In the recipe, you didn’t mention mixing together the wet ingredients before the dry ingredients, and I think that’s a very important part of this recipe because when I made it, I didn’t know that so I just mixed in all the ingredients all at once like the recipe says, then it turned out like a dough and nothing like how it looked in the video. I went back and watched the video and found where the recipe had gone wrong. Gemma I think you need to fix what the recipe says.

Last edited 4 months ago by Sophia
Fox
Fox
1 year ago

First round came out burnt. Second try came out super crumbly, tasteless and not cake like at all. Do not even try this. Gemma is the recipe right? Also the instructions aren’t clear – should state the order in which the ingredients are mixed in. Also can you put the weights in beside just the butter?

Dante
Dante
1 year ago

I added a little more milk and it turned out great… It was too dry… without the added milk.

melissa
melissa
1 year ago

hi gemma, i have tried many of your recipe and i loved them! i really want to try out this recipe but my microwave broke down. can i try this recipe using steamer?

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