We’ve all been there, its late on a weeknight your exhausted from your day and you have a sweet tooth craving that’s raging. You’re just looking for a little something that’ll be satisfying but you don’t know what to do. That’s where the coffee mug dessert recipes come in to save the day.
With these mug desserts, you can have a scratch made dessert in minutes that tastes just like the real thing. There’s no need to preheat the oven, get out 5 mixing bowls, wait an hour to bake and cool before you can enjoy a homemade dessert. These mug desserts are easy to prep and easy clean up since everything is in one coffee mug. Then here’s the genius part you “bake” these desserts in the microwave, no preheating an oven. What more do you need in a last-minute dessert!
You’ll find recipes like tiramisu, chocolate chip cookies and brownie in a mug! Each recipe takes 4-8 minutes to prepare and cook. Which is nothing compared to baking in the oven.
These desserts are great for one or two people but feel free to make more of each for your friends and family. Everyone will enjoy these coffee mug desserts. These coffee mug dessert recipes are especially for fun non-bakers because you can still ”bake” these desserts like a professional!
With little effort, you’ll have your sweet treats that your sweet tooth will be thanking you for. Here are 10 Coffee Mug Desserts You Can Make In Your Microwave!
Let’s Make Some Dessert!
1. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake
Found from Five Heart Home
Snickerdoodle is a classic cookie that you can now make into a mug cake. This cake has golden layers of cinnamon sugar and fluffy cake that is lip-smacking good! It’s impressive how you can get such a moist and fluffy cake out of the microwave in a mug. You’ll want to share this recipe with all your friends!
2. Strawberry Pop Tart
Found from Bigger Bolder Baking
This mug desserts just made me become a bigger fan of strawberry pop tarts. This recipes just reminds me of my childhood and how amazing it was to hold a delicate toaster pastry in my hands. Now you can recreate those memories you have with this strawberry pop tart mug dessert! It’s pretty amazing how you can make this in the microwave.
3. 5 Minutes Bread Pudding
Found from The Kitchn
In this recipe, you need simple ingredients that you can find in the drugstore, gas station or you might already have in your pantry. This 5-minute bread pudding makes a brilliant last minute dessert. You’ll need any kind of sandwich bread, an egg, milk, and sugar. Before you cook it add some fun toppings like chocolate pieces or dried fruit for little nuggets of deliciousness throughout the bread pudding!
4. Chocolate Chip Cookie For One
Found from Pure Wow
Who loves a gooey chocolate chip cookie? Usually, there’s a lot that goes into making chocolate chip cookies from scratch but now you don’t have to worry about that. Make a chocolate chip cookie in a mug that’s perfect for one person. Within minutes you have a warm homemade chocolate chip cookie that’ll satisfy your sweet tooth!
5. Coffee Cake in a Mug
Found from Heather Likes Food
I like to treat myself and everyone so often I’ll get a piece of coffee cake with my morning cake. It’s sweet and buttery and the cinnamon always hits the spot so when I came across this coffee cake in a mug I thought it was simply genius. Knowing that you can make a fluffy piece of coffee cake without an oven whenever you want is amazing!
6. Nutella Lava Mug Cake
Found from Kirbie Cravings
If you’re a Nutella fan you must try this Nutella lava cake. The center is molten Nutella that pours making this a very moist and rich cake. You can make this for one or make a bunch for a party so everyone can enjoy this fantastic dessert!
7. Apple Crisp
Found from Well Floured
This is a great recipe for when you want dessert but don’t have the time to make it. Within minutes you can have a homemade apple crisp that’s so warm and comforting. My favorite part is the crumb topping that’s made from oats, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon!
8. Brownie In a Mug
Found from Inspired Taste
You’ll be in chocolate heaven with this 5-minute brownie recipe. Mix everything in the mug for easy cleanup. You can add some ice cream, chocolate sauce, or nuts on top to make it fancy!
9. Tiramisu Mug Cake
Found from Tablespoon
Tiramisu is a classic Italian layered dessert that you can make in a coffee mug. Since you make tiramisu with coffee it’s a fun twist to make it in a mug. The layers are light and fluffy with that favorite coffee flavor. The surprise, in this case, is the kick of rum that’s mixed in with the coffee!
10. S’mores Mug Cake
Found from Sugar Salt Magic
Who says you need a campfire to make s’mores. Now you can enjoy this s’mores mug cake in minutes. The graham crackers are mixed throughout this rich chocolate cake and the marshmallows act as the frosting. This mug cake is still gooey and tastes just like your outdoors camping under the stars!
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Now you know how easy it is to make your own delicious dessert in a coffee mug. What microwavable dessert will you be making tonight?
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