Mug Coffee Cake Recipe

Mug Coffee Cake
  • Prep time: 3 Minutes
  • Cook time: 1 Minute
  • Total time: 4 Minutes
  • Serves: 1


Mug Cake

  • 2 Tbsp self-raising flour
  • 1 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon, ground


  • 2 tsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp plain flour


  1. Prepare your crumble by combining all the topping ingredients in a separate dish to your mug. Combine until the ingredients represent a crumbly mixture.
  2. In a mug, add the self-rising flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and mix.
  3. Add the butter and milk and mix until well combined.
  4. Add the topping to the top of the mug mixture.
  5. Cook in a microwave for about 1 minute.
  6. Serve & Enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • If you have any leftover topping mixture, then make sure you place it in the fridge. It should keep for a few days before you need to discard it. You can easily use it again on more delicious mug coffee cakes.
  • As with any recipe that you cook in a mug, make sure the mug is large enough for the amount of mixture you’re putting in it. If it is too small, then it is likely to make a mess of your microwave.
  • If you find your cake is a little too moist when you pull it out of the microwave, then place it back in and cook for about thirty seconds.
  • You can skip making the topping for this cake, but you will lose one of the most important parts of this recipe. I recommend spending the extra time to make it.

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