30 Mug Cakes That Will Be Your New Dessert Obsession

Have your own single serving cake and eat it too.

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No matter how rich and filling your main meal might be, let's face it: Most of us could always go for a little sweet treat. But after spending the evening cooking up a delicious dinner for the family, the last thing you want to do is spend even more time in the kitchen baking a big dessert. But thanks to these mug cakes, you can enjoy a decadent dessert without all the hassle. These mug desserts only require a few ingredients (ones that you likely already have in your pantry) and take mere minutes to prepare, and then they're made right in your microwave. Yes, you can bake a cake without turning on the oven—how genius is that? If you're watching your waistline, but still have a sweet tooth to satisfy, these treats are perfect. They're perfectly portioned, and many are made with healthy ingredients, so you can enjoy without a bit of guilt. You could also make a couple of mug cakes for date night with your special someone or girls' night with your bestie. (And yes, you'll have to make one for each of you, because once you take the first bite, there's no way you'll be sharing!) Whether you whip up these personal-sized treats for an after dinner dessert or a midday snack, they'll certainly be one of the sweetest parts of your day.

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Big Man's World
Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake

It doesn't get much simpler—or healthier—than this treat. Not only is it made with just four ingredients, but it's also paleo, vegan, and gluten-free.

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Just So Tasty
Vanilla Mug Cake

The little ones will especially love this rainbow recipe. Just look at all those sprinkles!

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Kirbie's Cravings
Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake

Whipped coconut cream is a delicious finish to this cake. You'll be licking your mug clean.

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Inside BruCrew Life
Healthy Chocolate Lava Cake

Hidden in this decadent cake is an ooey-gooey molten filling. It's a chocolate lover's dream.

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Amy's Healthy Baking
Carrot Cake Mug Cake

Our absolute favorite way to enjoy carrots? When they're made into a cute cake and drizzled with cream cheese icing, of course.

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Sweet C's
Keto Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Stay on track of your health goals and enjoy a chocolate chip treat with this recipe that can be made in your oven or microwave.

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mug cake recipes chocolate
Lil' Luna
Chocolate Mug Cake

A sprinkle of chocolate chips and a few fresh berries are the perfect finish for this chocolatey cake.

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The Novice Chef
The Best Pumpkin Mug Cake

This eggless dessert is the easiest—and yummiest—way to get your pumpkin fix this fall.

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Sweet 2 Eat Baking
Honey Mug Cake

You'll bee oh-so-satisfied with every bite of this ultra moist cake.

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The Hungry Hedgehog
Vanilla Bean Mug Cake

You can't go wrong with classic vanilla—especially when it's finished with a vanilla bean frosting.

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Courtesy of Kirbie's Cravings
Cookies n' Cream Mug Cake

With crushed Oreos inside, this white chocolate cake is perfect for a late night snack.

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Courtesy of Mildly Meandering
Carrot Cake Mug Cake

This mug cake just might taste even better than regular carrot cake!

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Courtesy of Primavera Kitchen
Dulce de Leche Mug Cake

Make this cake even more decadent by drizzling some extra dulce de leche on top.

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Courtesy of A Virtual Vegan
Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

Satisfy your sweet tooth in the early morning with this classic treat.

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Courtesy of Tornadough Alli
Banana Mug Cake

With fruit included, this mug cake is a healthier option.

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Courtesy of Cleobuttera
Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

It almost seems too good to be true that this elegant dessert comes from a microwave.

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Courtesy of Kleinworth & Co.
Apple Pie Mug Cake

This delicious 3-minute pie treat includes everything you love about apples and cinnamon.

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Courtesy of The Kitchn
Oatmeal Nutella Mug Cake

Oats add texture to this airy mug cake, not to mention the warm, gooey Nutella you'll get in every bite.

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Courtesy of How Sweet Eats
Chocolate Fudge S'mores Mug Cake

Layer crushed graham crackers, chocolate cake batter, and marshmallows in a mug, and microwave for a delicious twist on the campfire favorite.

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Courtesy of Kirbie's Cravings
Lemon Cloud Mug Cake

This light cake has just the right amount of lemon flavor. Top it with an airy whipped cream and raw lemon peels for extra zest.

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Courtesy of Style Me Pretty
Simple Yellow Mug Cake

Make a mini birthday cake! You can top it with chocolate frosting for extra decadence.

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Courtesy of Willow Bird Baking
The Ultimate Gooey Caramel Brownie Mug Cake Sundae

This brownie is topped with caramel, melted chocolate, whipped cream, toasted nuts, crushed cookie, and vanilla ice cream for a rich dessert you won't be able to resist.

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Courtesy of Kirbie's Cravings
Blueberry Muffin with Streusel Topping

Instead of laboring over a whole batch of muffins, try an individual serving that you can enjoy in minutes.

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Courtesy of Five Heart Home
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

This rich chocolate cake has a creamy, molten peanut butter center.

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Courtesy of Cooking Classy
Peach Cobbler Mug Cake

Sweet peaches combine with cake for a fluffy and fruity dessert.

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Courtesy of Table For Two
Salted Caramel Apple Spice Mug Cake

Drizzle salted caramel on top of apple cake for a warm and spiced treat.

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Courtesy of The Comfort of Cooking
Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug

This soft and fluffy cookie takes only one minute to make. Yes, you read that right!

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Courtesy of The Novice Chef
Red Velvet Mug Cake

Add white chocolate chips, or even a tablespoon of cream cheese, to the center of your red velvet cake batter for a play on frosting.

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Courtesy of Kirbie's Cravings
Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Omit eggs for a slightly more crumbly texture in your mug cake. This variation is like a softer peanut butter cookie.

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Courtesy of Five Heart Home
Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

This cake is a warm and tender version of a cinnamon-sugar cookie.

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