Before you say that you don’t have time to bake a cake, you gotta try one of these easy mug cake recipes. I didn’t believe that you can make such a delicious cake in minutes using a microwave and a few ingredients. Not only are they easy to make, they are healthy for you because they use better-for-you ingredients instead of white sugar and butter which can pack empty calories.

So the next time you’re craving something sweet and are short on time, you know what to make.

3-Ingredient Chocolate Mug Cake

  • Prep Time:3 minutes
  • Cook Time:1-2 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 very ripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster

Step 1

Grease a coffee mug to make it non-stick. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour in mug.

Step 2

Microwave on high between 1-2 minutes depending on microwave wattage.

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Mug Cake

  • Prep Time:3 minutes
  • Cook Time:1-2 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoon coconut sugar (or granulated sugar)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder (optional)
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster

Step 1

Grease a coffee mug to make it non-stick. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour in mug.

Step 2

Microwave on high between 1-2 minutes depending on microwave wattage.

5-Ingredient Birthday Cake Mug Cake

  • Prep Time:3 minutes
  • Cook Time:1-2 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1.5 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon wheat flour
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 tablespoon almond milk
  • 2 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoon sprinkles (optional)
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster

Step 1

Grease a coffee mug to make it non-stick. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour in mug.

Step 2

Microwave on high between 1-2 minutes depending on microwave wattage.

Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake

  • Prep Time:3 minutes
  • Cook Time:1-2 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tablespoon applesauce
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon coconut butter or vegan butter (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster

Step 1

Grease a coffee mug to make it non-stick. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour in mug.

Step 2

Microwave on high between 1-2 minutes depending on microwave wattage.

Step 3

To make a glaze, heat the 1 teaspoon of butter and mix with 1 tablespoon coconut sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Pour on mug cake.

4-Ingredient Blueberry Mug Cake

  • Prep Time:3 minutes
  • Cook Time:1-2 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon frozen blueberries
  • 1 egg white
  • 3 tablespoon wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon coconut sugar
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster
Photo by Stephanie Schoenster

Step 1

Grease a coffee mug to make it non-stick. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Pour in mug.

Step 2

Microwave on high between 1-2 minutes depending on microwave wattage.