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Pumpkin Mug Cake (Egg Free)

4.35 from 23 votes
Learn how to make my Pumpkin Mug Cake recipe for a delicious and fast alternative to a pumpkin pie.
Pumpkin Mug Cake - When life gives you Fall, make pumpkin mug Cakes

Hi Bold Bakers!

Pumpkin does not only have to apply to pies this time of year, we can also use it to make a Pumpkin Mug Cake! It’s a perfect single-serving cake that takes as long to cook as it does to mix up from scratch, which is almost no time at all.

Since Fall is here I like to make the most of seasonal flavors, like spices, apples and pumpkin. If you have trouble finding pumpkin puree in your country I created a Bold Baking Basics on how you can make your own Homemade Pumpkin Puree (spoiler alert, you just roast pumpkins).

Mug Meals are for everyone! Whether you are short on time, want to portion control, or just want to make homemade meals with little fuss and waste then yes, mug meals are for you. A perfect example of this is my husband Kevin makes the Burrito in a Mug  almost every day for breakfast. Not because we don’t have an oven but because he can make it in less than 5 minutes in the one mug.

I love mug cakes because they are just a speedier way to enjoy cake with little prep time and practically no cleaning up. I have over 50+ Mug Recipes  from breakfast to dessert and everything in between so make sure you check them out.

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Pumpkin Mug Cake

4.35 from 23 votes
Learn how to make my Pumpkin Mug Cake recipe for a delicious and fast alternative to a pumpkin pie.
Author: adapted from connoisseurusveg.com
Servings: 1 serving
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Learn how to make my Pumpkin Mug Cake recipe for a delicious and fast alternative to a pumpkin pie.
Author: adapted from connoisseurusveg.com
Servings: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons milk (or dairy free milk)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoons flavorless oil (canola, sunflower, coconut)

Instructions

  • In a microwavable mug add in the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt and mix together.
  • Add maple syrup, milk, pumpkin puree and oil. Stir just until mixed.
  • Microwave for roughly 60 seconds or until firm to the touch on top. Timing is based on my microwave which is 1200 Watts
  • Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Holly1
3 years ago

What a moist, tasty pumpkin cake! I added some chocolate chips, both mixed into the batter and on the top.. big hit with the hubby 🙂 Thanks Gemma!

JTW13
3 years ago

Yummy

C. A.
C. A.
29 days ago

Well, Sorry to say… I did everything correctly and I feel as if I am eating sub-par
pancake batter

Tanvi L
1 month ago

Hi Gemma! I was just wondering if I could use almond flour instead of all-purpose. Thanks! 🙂

All are equal
All are equal
2 months ago

Delicious! When I first made it it was very flat and mushy, so I added an extra tablespoon flour, doubled the baking powder, and added 1/8 teaspoon baking soda. It was perfect!

Emmalyne
Emmalyne
11 months ago

So delicious! I used melted butter instead of oil and honey instead of maple syrup and it turned out so good! I also added a tablespoon of cookie butter which gave it an extra layer of autumnal depth!

Diane
Diane
2 years ago

I wanted to know what else can I use if I don’t have syrup?

IrishEyesNYC
IrishEyesNYC
2 years ago

Simply satisfying! Used 3 Tbs. white rice flour, 1 Tbs. corn starch & 1/8 tsp. xanthan gum instead of the 4 Tbs. regular flour because of my gluten intolerance. Will be making again for my son who has additional food allergies. Thanks so much for sharing!

2 years ago

I had some leftover butternut from a barbecue so last night I tried the microwave pumpkin pie. It was more like a flavoured omelette as the ratio of egg is quite big to me. And tonight I tried this microwave pumpkin cake. I loved this one! No eggy taste, yummy pumpkin and spice flavours, perfectly most me sweetened! I still have some homemade butternut puree and will make this cake again tomorrow. Thank you Gemma!

priyanka
priyanka
3 years ago

Can i use chinese five spice instead of pumpkin spice for the pumpkin mug cake & pumpkin pies?

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