Hacks for Student Life – Cakes On The Go

So, you’ve got a stack of study books staring you in the face, its cold outside and you’re halfway through your essay – it’s time to take a quick break and treat yourself to something sweet.

We’ve got some recipes to satisfy that cake craving, using a mug and a microwave!

Check out these recipes for cake on-the-go – Just mix the ingredients in a mug, pop them in the microwave and away you go!

Banana Mug Cake

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 1 banana (mashed)
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • Recipe by Tornadough Alli

Apple Pie Mug Cake

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup milk, room temperature
  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted & cooled
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup apple pie filling

Recipe by Kleinworth & Co.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup milk, at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp. mini chocolate chips

Recipe by Five Heart Home

Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug

Ingredients;

  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp (pinch) salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1-2 tbsp. chocolate chips

Recipe by The Comfort Kitchen

Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

Ingredients;

  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp. (1½oz) melted butter
  • 3 tbsp.  whole milk, at room temperature
  • 1 smallish egg, at room temperature
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 oz (28 grams) semisweet chocolate, lightly broken up
  • 1 tbsp. water

Recipe by CleoButtera