Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

Anjana Chaturvedi
Microwave Mug Cake Recipe
662 ratings.

Microwave Mug Cake Recipe is a quick-fix, instant dessert option for those days when a sugar craving strikes, or when your child demands a dessert unexpectedly. This cake comes together in no time, doesn't require an oven to be preheated, and doesn't make you wait for the baking an cooling process either! Just mix the ingredients into a microwave-safe mug and cook it for a minute, and the cake is ready.

Serve Microwave Mug Cake as a post-school or tea-time snack on special days. You can also add a scoop of ice cream and some Chocolate Sauce or Ganache to make it even more indulgent.

If you are looking for more quick recipes:

  1. Quick and Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe (with Eggless option)
  2. Quick & Easy Apple Cake Recipe
  3. Quick Honeyed Paneer Recipe

Note : 250 ml Mug Cake (Small)

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Convection Microwave Oven
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

1 M

Total in

11 M


1 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Sunflower Oil
  • 3 teaspoons Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Chocolate chips , (optional)
  • 4 teaspoons Walnuts , crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Jam

How to make Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

  1. To begin making the Microwave Mug Cake Recipe, first mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl and set it aside. If using, add the choco chips as well as walnuts add at this stage. Mix well, once again.

  2. Next, add the milk, fruit jam and oil to a mixing bowl and stir it well till into the other mixture till no lumps remain.

  3. Now, take a microwave-safe mug and pour the mixture into them.

  4. Next, place the mug in the center of the microwave and cook it on high for 1 minute each, and again for 10 seconds if required.

  5. Once cooked, take the mug out of the microwave and allow it rest for a minute. Microwave Mug Cake is ready.

  6. You can serve the Microwave Mug Cake to children as an instant, quick-fix dessert. Add a scoop of ice cream and some Chocolate Sauce or Ganache to make the Mug Cake even more indulgent.

Note :

  1. You can add any fruit jam or marmalade of your choice to flavor the microwave cake. You can also use Nutella to enhance the flavor of chocolate and add a touch of hazelnut.
  2. Addition of nuts and choco-chips is optional.
  3. Cooking time may vary slightly depending with each microwave. Cook the cake on high for 45 seconds and bursts of 10 seconds after that until it is cooked.

Last Modified On Thursday, 12 January 2017 14:28
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