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Hi Bold Bakers!
When it comes to a mug cake recipe, I have tried them all. From Bold flavors like my Funfetti Mug Cake to a Microwave Mug Brownie, I pride myself on having created almost 100 Mug Recipes for you. Now I’ve taken my Mug Meals magic to the next level by creating mug cakes that can be prepared in advance!
My Microwave Sponge Cake in a Mug is one of my new favorites. The beauty of this recipe is you will never have to worry that your sweet tooth will go unsatisfied again with a microwave cake you can make in minutes.
How Do You Make Mug Sponge Cake?
My Microwave Mug Sponge Cake could not be more authentic. Made from all the usual suspects for cake recipes — like butter, flour, sugar, vanilla and almond extract — this lovely sweet cake with that special soft texture is the perfect end to any day.
[ In the mood for Chocolate? Try my 1-Minute Nutella Brownie In A Mug! ]
Now instead of making a whole cake you can have just 1 serving in no time at all. And this cake batter can sit in its little mug in the fridge for up to 3 days, so you can enjoy a single-serving treat anytime!
How Long Does Mug Sponge Cake Take To Cook?
Whenever I just need a little something sweet I pop this mug cake in the microwave for about 1 minute. I have to say the only thing more satisfying than cake, is cake cooked in minutes. I top off my lovely sponge cake just like I would a traditional one: with loads of whipped cream and fresh berries.
I can’t wait for you all to treat yourself to my Microwave Mug Sponge Cake!
Get More Microwave Mug Cake Recipes!
You can get almost 100 more Mug Cakes & even savory mug recipes on my Gemma’s Mug Meals Collection page!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Enjoy a delicious, light mug cake recipe in minutes with my single-serving Microwave Mug Sponge Cake recipe!
Author: Gemma Stafford
- 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) butter
- 1 large egg*
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon almond extract , optional
- ¼ cup (50g) granulated sugar
- 6 tablespoons flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- Tiny pinch of salt
Place the butter in a large mug and microwave it for 20 to 30 seconds until melted.
Add the egg* and whisk it in with a fork.
Stir in the milk, vanilla, almond and sugar.
Add the flour, baking powder and salt. Mix the batter with a fork until smooth.
Cover and place in the fridge. When ready to serve microwave for 1 minute and 20 seconds.
Top with whipped cream and fresh berries and enjoy!
Microwave Mug Sponge Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 Mug Cake)
Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 16.6g104%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
This Recipe Made By Bold Bakers