Mug Cake Recipes

Mug cakes are the secret concoction that all baking-stunted people should know about. An American creation the mug cakes are great snacks that can be made and cooked in the microwave in less than five minutes.
Vanilla mug cake

Vanilla Mug cake is the easiest thing to make and a fantastic dessert.
1 cm slice of butter
1 egg
2 tbsp of brown sugar
1 tbsp of vanilla extract

1 tbsp of single cream
5 tbsp of plain all-purpose flour
½ tbsp. of baking powder
Melt the butter. Beat the egg, brown sugar and vanilla extract, the cream and the baking powder and melted sugar. Cook in the microwave for 1 minute
Nutella mug cake
A favourite treat for both the young and the old.
1 egg
3 tbsp. of caster sugar
4 tbsp. of Nutella
5 tbsp. plain flour
2 tbsp. cocoa power
½ baking powder
Beat the egg sugar and ingredients in order and then microwave for 50 seconds and leave for a minute before eating.
Salted Caramel mug cake

Something a little more fancy, the salted caramel mug cake is great for a change.
1cm slice of butter
1 egg
3 tbsp. caster sugar
1 tbsp. light cream
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
6 tbsp plain flour
½ tbsp. baking powder
3 salted butter caramels cut into small pieces
Melt the butter for 20 seconds
Add and whisk together all the ingredients and microwave for 1 minute and 20 seconds

By Katie Beech   -   11-05-2016

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