Mug recipes are something really easy and fast. As the restrictions on going out have canceled most of our plans, eating and binging have picked up the pace lately. For someone who lives alone and has to cook for themselves, this can be a challenging time but here we will tell you how microwaves and mugs can brighten up your day while you cook food.
10 Amazing Mug Recipes To Try While You’re At Home
1. Donut In A Mug
Donuts are something everyone loves because they are so customizable, they go with everything whether it is jam, chocolate, cream, or even a simple one with a cup of coffee. You’ll need butter, eggs, milk, cinnamon, flour, sugar, and baking powder. First, melt your butter, then separate the egg and the yolk and add the yolk along with the rest of your ingredients and mix it to create a batter. If you like your donut with a filling then just add a gallop of jam or chocolate just in the middle before you pop it in the microwave for 45 seconds. Once it’s done just get, creative with your toppings and enjoy!
2. Egg Muffin In A Cup
You may not have tried this recipe before, but now you can. For this you’ll need eggs, cheese, flour, vegetable oil, baking soda, and baking powder. First, add the flour in the mug along with a pinch of salt, baking soda, baking powder then add the egg, vegetable oil, cheese and onions or tomatoes, or any vegetable of your choice. Then just dig a hole in the batter and crack open an egg in the middle and cover it with the batter from the sides and pop it in a microwave for a minute and it’s insane how good it will taste when the cheese melts inside and creates an amazing flavor in your muffin.
3. Pizza In A Mug
This pizza-in-a-mug recipe is a real game-changer and took the internet by the storm when it was first introduced by Gemma Styles on her YouTube channel in 2016. For this, you’ll need flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, milk, vegetable oil for the base, and for the topping you’ll need cheese, pizza sauce, chicken or vegetables. First add the flour to the mug followed by baking soda, baking powder, and salt, and mix them together. Then add milk and vegetable oil and mix it. Then add your pizza sauce followed by cheese, oregano, chili flakes, vegetables you like and pop it in the microwave for a minute or two until it’s cooked and enjoy your mug pizza.
4. Oreo Mug Cake
While Oreos are already pretty much everyone’s favorite an Oreo cake sounds even better and this is probably the simplest recipe for a cake you would have tried because it needs only three ingredients which are Oreos, milk, and baking soda or ENO. So first put your Oreos in the mug then add some milk and crush them to create a paste. Once the paste is ready add a pinch of baking soda or ENO and put it in the microwave for one minute and your Oreo mug cake is ready. While it will taste pretty good already you can add chocolate or cream if you want to make it even better.
5. Bread Omelet In A Mug
Bread and omelet are a common breakfast in every household and now you can make it for only one person without creating a mess in just one mug. So first add chopped up bread in small pieces in a mug and then add your egg along with vegetables of your preference like onions or tomatoes and you can add cheese too if you want and then pop it in the microwave for a minute or two and your breakfast is ready. This recipe can also be used on a busy day when you’re running late in the morning as it is tasty, healthy, and fulfilling.
6. BURITTO IN A MUG
For this recipe all you need to do is take a mug and cover the insides with a tortilla which can be store bought or homemade. To that crack open an egg inside and them add some chopped up onions or coriander along with some cooked beans and mix it well together gently and make sure not to rip the tortilla. Top it with some cheese and pop it in the microwave for a quick breakfast on the go.
7. MAC AND CHEESE IN A MUG
This recipe if great for dinner whenever you are feeling lazy. Start off by adding some macaroni in a cup and cover it with water and pop it in the microwave until nice and cooked. Once that’s done, pour out the excess water and add some milk, cornstarch, salt, pepper and a lot of cheese on top and give it a good stir, so everything is properly mixed. Pop that in the microwave and you’ll have your cheesy Mac and Cheese in minutes.
8. BROWNIE IN A MUG
For this quick desert all you need to do is add your flour, vanilla extract, brown sugar, flavorless oil, coco powder, water along with a pinch of salt and some chocolate chips for the extra richness. Mix it all well until nice and combined. Pop it in the microwave for your quick and fudgy brownie.
For this healthy and fulfilling breakfast recipe in the mug, add some honey, flavorless oil, water, oats and mix well until well combined. To that you can add some coconut and dey fruits as well before putting in the microwave. Microwave it for one whole minute then take it out and give it a little stir and pop it right inside again and your healthy breakfast is read to be eaten with some yogurt or fresh chopped up fruits.
10. MAGGIE IN A MUG
What’s a better snack than Maggie which is our classic noodles that are in a mug? Just add your Maggie to a cup with some water and a tastemaker and pop it in the microwave. Once it’s a little cooked stir and this is the part where you can make it even better by adding cheese or your favorite boiled vegetables and then putting it in the microwave again and your favorite noodles will be ready to enjoy.
So while you don’t feel like creating a mess in your kitchen but still want to have something delicious, don’t shy away from trying these delicious and easy recipes that won’t require you to do a lot of cleaning afterward and all they require is a mug!