The REAL “Cup” Cake—10 Top Shared Mug Cake Recipes

By Katherine Foreman on February 24, 2016

There’s never a bad time for a shortcut, especially when it comes perfectly portioned sweets, cooked right up in your favorite coffee mug. Check out the top shared recipes for mug cake, a super-simple dessert taking social media by storm.


The Moistest Chocolate Mug Cake

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All the creamy richness of your favorite chocolate cake in under five minutes? Can't argue with logic.

Table for Two


Snickerdoodle Cake

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Curling up with a cup of your favorite cinnamon sugar confection may just be a little TOO easy…

Five Heart Home


Chocolate Fudge S'mores Cake

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Get all the indulgence of campfire fare without actually having to leave your house.

How Sweet Eats


Chocolate Chip Cake

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Cake meets everyone's favorite cookie in this soft, sponge-y treat.

Kirbie Cravings


Coffee Cake

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This makes two coffee-related necessities your favorite mug will be good for.

Pretty Prudent


Nutella Cake

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Take a break from sneaking spoonfuls from the jar, and add a heaping helping to your favorite cake mix instead.

Live Love Pasta



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Topped with fresh fruit and graham cracker crumbs, this is a great way to indulge in cheesecake without overdoing it.

Hungry Little Girl


Very Vanilla Cake

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Sometimes it's best to stick to the basics.

Table for Two


Lemon Cake

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Did someone order a cup of sunshine?

Rachel Cooks


Blueberry Cake

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If you're the person who always goes for the irresistible blueberry donut at the end of a long week, this one's for you.

Kirbie Cravings