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Easy Cake in a Mug Recipe

This easy cake in a mug recipe contains only 3 simple ingredients and bakes in 1 minute.
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 2 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 124 kcal


  • mug
  • tablespoon


  • 1 box angel food cake mix
  • 1 box devil's food cake mix or any other flavor
  • water
  • whipped cream, berries or other toppings optional


  • Mix the two boxes of cake mix together.
  • In a mug or small, round dessert dish, mix 3 tablespoons of cake mix with tablespoons of water.
  • Bake in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Top your delicious cake in a mug with whipped cream, ice cream, or berries. (optional)
Keyword cake, desserts, easy recipes, microwave