Homemade Microwave Cake

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Mug cakes are small cakes from the microwave. For that you have to transfer the batter to a coffee mug and then heat up or “bake” for a maximum of 2 minutes in the microwave.

Today I’ll show you how simple & easy it is to make a tasty mug cake in the microwave. Have fun baking!

Cooked/Baked today: Homemade Microwave Cakes in a Mug
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Category: Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Quick Cuisine, Sweets & More
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Homemade Microwave Cake

Homemade Microwave Cake

Ingredients for 2 Microwave Cakes:

  • 60 grams flour
  • 50 grams sugar
  • 40 milliliters milk
  • 20 grams ground almonds
  • 20 milliliters oil
  • 10 grams cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • Butter to grease the mugs
  • Powdered sugar to dust

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • 2 coffee mugs
  • Microwave


…for the batter:

In a mixing bowl combine 1 egg, 40 milliliters milk, 20 milliliters oil, 50 grams sugar & a pinch of salt & mix using a whisk for about 1 – 2 minutes until well combined.

Preparing Batter

Preparing Batter

Next, add the dry ingredients (60 grams flour, 20 grams ground almonds, 10 grams cocoa powder & ¼ teaspoon baking powder) & stir together everything until you got a nice & smooth batter.

…for the mug cakes:

Grease 2 coffee mugs with butter or oil & transfer the prepared batter to the mugs until half full.

Put the mug cakes into the microwave one by one & heat up for about 2 minutes at 700 watts, then get the done cakes out of the microwave & allow to cool briefly.

“Baking” Microwave Cakes

Dust the done microwave cakes with powdered sugar & serve still warm. I wish you lots of fun baking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):


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