You May Not Have Thought About Adding Flour To Your Coffee, But Wait Until You See This…

Everybody loves cake and everybody loves the convenience of microwaves. Famous chef, Ferran Adria, began serving fantastic sponge cakes and shocked the world by preparing them in a microwave. e’re not promising gourmet cuisine with the recipe in this video, but we are promising a delicious, decadent dessert that is ready in minutes and will satisfy your sweet tooth.

microwave mug cakes

Coffee Cake

INGREDIENTS
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon flavorless oil (coconut, veg, canola, sunflower etc)
¾ tsp instant coffee granules
1 tsp of hot water
4 tablespoons Plain flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 tablespoons brown sugar ( I’m using brown because it will deepen the coffee flavor but you can use white)
pinch of salt

METHOD
1. In a microwaveable mug, mix together the egg, oil and milk
2. Dissolve the coffee granules in the hot water and add into the wet ingredients
3. Add in the Flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and mixo until combined. Use a fork to whisk and get out any lumps.
4. Microwave for around 1 minute (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
5. Enjoy immediately with fresh cream and cocoa on top like a cappuccino

Banana Bread Mug Cake (Vegan and Flourless)

INGREDIENTS
¼ cup ripe mashed banana (around a ⅓ of a banana/ 3 inches)
1 tablespoons honey, agave or maple syrup
1 tablespoon flavorless oil (coconut, veg, canola, sunflower etc)
1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
3 tbsp oat flour (you can use white flour too if you like)
1/4 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
pinch of cinnamon
2 tbsp blueberries, frozen or fresh (optional)

METHOD
1. In a microwaveable mug, mix together the banana, oil, honey and vanilla.
2. Add in the Flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and mix into until combined
3. Dot your blueberries over the top
4. Microwave for around 45-55 seconds (timing is based on my 1200Watt microwave so your timing might vary)
5. Enjoy immediately for breakfast, snack or dessert

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

INGREDIENTS
1 egg
1 tablespoon flavorless oil (coconut, veg, canola, sunflower etc)
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons milk
4 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt

3 tablespoons chopped fresh pineapple
1 maraschino cherry
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter

METHOD
1. In a microwaveable mug, mix together the egg, oil, milk and vanilla
2. Add in the Flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and mo until combined. Use a fork to whisk and get out any lumps.
3. Melt the butter and sugar together for the top of the cake.
4. Once melted mix in the pineapple and lay nicely on top of your cake.
5. Stay might sink a little as it is a thin cake
6. Microwave for 1 minute, then check and possible cook for another 20 seconds. This cake takes a little longer to cook (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
7. Enjoy immediately!

Strawberry Cobbler

INGREDIENTS
1 cup (6oz/180g) chopped Strawberries
1 tsp sugar
¼ tsp vanilla extract

1 tablespoon butter, melted
3 tablespoon plain flour
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1/8 tsp of baking powder (that’s 1/2 of a 1/4 tsp :))
1 tablespoon rolled oats (I chopped mine up small)
pinch of ground cinnamon

METHOD
1. In a microwaveable mug, mix together the strawberries, sugar and vanilla
2. To make the cobbler, place all the ingredients in a small bowl.
3. Pour in the melted butter and mix together with a fork to bring it together a bit like breadcrumbs. Lay the cobbler topping over the strawberries.
4. Microwave for 1 minutes 10-20 seconds,. This cobbler takes a little longer to cook than others (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
5. Enjoy immediately!

Nutella Mug Cake
(adapted from http://www.spendwithpennies.com/nutel…)

INGREDIENTS
3 tablespoons nutella
1 egg
2 tablespoon milk
¼ tsp vanilla extract
4 tablespoons flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoons sugar
pinch of salt

METHOD
1. In a microwaveable mug, mix together the Nutella, egg, milk and vanilla. Mix with a fork until smooth
2. Add in the Flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and mix until combined
3. Microwave for around 50 seconds-1 minute (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
4. Enjoy immediately with ice cream. This makes a fantastic Birthday or celebration cake!

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