The top ten “in a mug” recipes from around the Internet

All the best things come in mugs: steaming hot cups of tea; hot chocolate and now these. We’ve scoured the Internet, tried and tasted (it was a hard job – you’re welcome) the ten best sweet and savoury microwave-in-a-mug recipes from around the web.

floral mug - Darling Lovely Life blog

The best of savoury

♥ Forgotten a side roll for your soup? No problem. Grab a mug and this BBC Food cheese & herb muffin in a mug recipe.

♥ Dying for some mac’n’cheese but can’t be bothered with all the preparation? This five-minute mug recipe will satisfy your craving!

♥ For a quickie quiche, try this minutes-long mug tutorial. Veggies, leave out the ham for a meat-free alternative.

pastel pink microwave - Darling Lovely Life blog

♥ This scrambled eggs recipe is a particularly good’un if you’re staying in a hotel with no free breakfast and a microwave in the room. How do you like your eggs in the morning? I like mine in a mug.

♥ Mexican food in a mug! The ultimate comfort food – love this microwave Chilaquiles mug recipe so very much!

microwave Chilaquiles mug recipe - Darling Lovely Life blog

Image © Bill Hogan / Chicago Tribune / MCT

Dessert recipes

♥ Any recipe that includes Nutella can do no wrong in my eyes (or my mouth… or stomach… *makes Homer Simpson drooling noise*. This beauty from Live Love Pasta is almost too tasty to take.

♥ Relentless rain getting you down? Warm yourself up with this delectable peanut butter, fudge-laden gooey chocolate mug treat from Yammie’s Noshery.

♥ If you’re not bananas about chocolate, then ditch the chocolate and go for some bananas instead. Confused? Nah. Visit Love Swah for this fruity guilty pleasure in a mug.

♥ What could be more seductive this Valentine’s Day than sharing a cosy cherry cheesecake in a mug for two? One spoon, please!

♥ And finally, put down what you’re doing and run to your microwave now. You’re not going to be able to wait to try this chocolate chip cookie in a mug recipe from No. 2 Pencil. I’m off to make myself a little snack!

chocolate chip cookie in a mug recipe from No. 2 Pencil - Darling Lovely Life blog

Image © No. 2 Pencil – we do not own some images in this post and so have credited and hotlinked directly back to their original source. Clicking on the pictures will redirect you to the original site. 

Have you got any favourite mug recipes? Do you have one of your own you’d love to share? Leave us some microwave mug love in the comment box below.

1 Comment on The top ten “in a mug” recipes from around the Internet

  1. Annmarie Kennick
    February 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm (6 years ago) has an amazing 5 minute chocolate cake in a mug!


Leave a reply to Annmarie Kennick Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comment *