Mug Desserts: Sweet Treats with No Sharing Required
No time to bake? No problem! These easy mug cake recipes are all made in your microwave, so you can skip the preheating and baking steps and start indulging sooner. And you won't find just mug cakes here—we also have blueberry muffins, cinnamon rolls, and even pumpkin pie! Luckily, all of these sweet treats are made in individual mugs, so you can keep the deliciousness all to yourself.
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These chocolate mug cakes have a surprise inside: gooey, melting chocolate-hazelnut spread! Guaranteed to quickly satisfy your chocolate cravings, this mug cake is just like sinking your spoon into a decadent lava cake.
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10 Minute Microwave Cheesecake Mug Cake
Cheesecake in 10 minutes? Trust us, it's possible. Instead of baking up an entire cheesecake, this mini mug version lets you enjoy just one slice for dessert with a spoonful of your favorite fruit on top.
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Cinnamon Roll in a Mug
Sometimes you just have to have a giant cinnamon roll. Luckily, when those cravings come around, you can quickly satisfy them with this easy mug recipe. This yummy paleo recipe can also easily be adjusted for vegans, so there's no reason why you can't be biting into this gooey roll in the next 10 minutes.
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S'mores Mug Cake
No need to gather around the campfire for this chocolate, graham cracker, and marshmallow treat. A sprinkle of cinnamon transforms this childhood favorite into an indulgent adult dessert.
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One-Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake
Chocolate and peanut butter? Count us in. Like any good mug cake recipe, this dessert only requires a few ingredients and a quick zap in the microwave. But what really makes this mug cake shine is the pocket of melted peanut butter and mini chocolate chips inside.
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Microwave Strawberry Breakfast Tart in a Mug
You might be used to making breakfast tarts in your toaster, but this yummy recipe belongs in a mug. Treat yourself to an extra-special breakfast (or a jam-filled dessert) that's ready faster than your morning cup of coffee.
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Blueberry Muffin Mug Cake
Of course this muffin in a mug is great for breakfast, but we won't judge if you start craving this blueberry-filled treat for dessert. A sprinkle of coarse sugar on top of this cake-like muffin helps make it sweet enough for any dessert lover.
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Pumpkin Pie in a Mug
Why wait for Thanksgiving when you can stir up your own personal slice of pumpkin pie? This mug dessert has a gingersnap cookie "crust" and plenty of creamy pumpkin filling. Just add a dollop of whipped cream on top!
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French Toast in a Mug
You don't have to get out of bed any earlier than usual to make this scrumptious French toast. In fact, with an extra sprinkle of chocolate chips and cinnamon sugar, this brunch favorite becomes decadent enough to qualify as an ooey-gooey dessert.
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Microwave Jelly Donut in a Mug
Skip the morning bakery trip—this homemade jelly donut will have you out the door much faster! Ready in just six minutes, this donut (or "mugnut," if you'd like) is a perfect pick-me-up treat for any time of day.
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2 Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug
If you want to skip the chocolate, this brunch favorite-turned-mug cake does just that. A couple spoonfuls of applesauce and a sweet streusel topping makes this coffee cake just as good as any big-batch dessert.
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