Oh, look, another cake in a mug recipe. Yes, this trend may be a little tired, but it is hard to deny that cooking food in a mug is so darn handy (pun intended). Also, let’s be honest, who likes to share their dessert? Mug recipes are perfect for a solo night in.

Picture this: coming home from a wonderful feat accomplished at work, school, etc. How do you celebrate? Just grab a mug. Easy, delicious, and colorful, this funfetti recipe will bring out your inner child.


Funfetti Cake in a Mug

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:2 minutes 10 seconds
  • Total Time:7 minutes 10 seconds
  • Servings:1 person
  • Easy


  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoon rainbow sprinkles
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  • Step 1

    In a mug or a separate bowl, mix the dry ingredients together.

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  • Step 2

    In another mug or bowl, combine the wet ingredients.

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  • Step 3

    Create a divit in the the dry ingredients, then pour the wet-ingredient mixture in the center.

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  • Step 4

    Add the melted butter, followed by two heaping tablespoons of sprinkles.

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  • Step 5

    Stir until smooth.

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  • Step 6

    Heat for the directed time, then test with a toothpick. If cake sticks to the toothpick, it is under cooked.


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  • Step 7

    Let the cake cool, then decorate or enjoy as is.

    Photo by Julia Poorvu