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Vanilla Mug Cake
Prep Time
3 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
5 mins
Mug cakes are the easiest way to get a sweet craving under control. Learn how to make a basic vanilla mug cake in no time.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mug cake
Servings: 1 mug cake
Calories: 365 kcal
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp self-raising flour
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Chocolate or Rainbow Sprinkles (optional)
  1. Put the butter into the mug and take it to the microwave for 10 sec to melt it.
  2. Add the sugar, the egg, the flour, the milk, and the vanilla. Mix well until you get a homogeneous batter. If you want to add some sprinkles.
  3. Take to the microwave for 90 seconds or until the cake is completely done.
Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Mug Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365 Calories from Fat 150
% Daily Value*
Fat 16.7g26%
Saturated Fat 9.1g57%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.9g
Cholesterol 218.8mg73%
Sodium 168.9mg7%
Potassium 159.3mg5%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 0.8g3%
Sugar 27.2g30%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.