Mug Cakes & Meals Microwave Mug Sponge Cake 4.43 from 421 votes Create a Profile! × Sign Up Already have an account? Sign In Jump To Recipe Jump To Video Save Recipe Enjoy a delicious, light mug cake recipe in minutes with my single-serving Microwave Mug Sponge Cake recipe! By Gemma Stafford | September 1, 2018 | 274 Last updated on May 11, 2022 This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure for details. 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! 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 Watch The Recipe Video! Play Microwave Mug Sponge Cake 4.43 from 421 votes Print Recipe Add to Favorites Loading… Enjoy a delicious, light mug cake recipe in minutes with my single-serving Microwave Mug Sponge Cake recipe! Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Dessert Vanilla Less than 30 Minutes Single Serving Microwave Mug Prep Time 10 minsCook Time 2 minsTotal Time 12 mins Enjoy a delicious, light mug cake recipe in minutes with my single-serving Microwave Mug Sponge Cake recipe! Author: Gemma Stafford Servings: 1 Ingredients 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) butter1 large egg*2 tablespoons milk1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 teaspoon almond extract , optional¼ cup (50g) granulated sugar6 tablespoons flour1/4 teaspoon baking powderTiny pinch of salt Instructions 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! Recipe Notes Get almost 100 more Mug Recipes on Gemma's Mug Meals Collection page! *Replacing Eggs: You can replace the eggs in this recipe by following my Egg Substitutes Chart. Nutrition Facts Microwave Mug Sponge Cake Amount Per Serving (1 Mug Cake) Calories 672 Calories from Fat 261 % Daily Value* Fat 29g45%Saturated Fat 16.6g104%Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8gMonounsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 248.1mg83%Sodium 440.1mg19%Potassium 126.2mg4%Carbohydrates 89g30%Fiber 1.3g5%Sugar 53.1g59%Protein 12.1g24% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.