28 Mug Cakes for Personalized Birthdays

Sometimes you just have to celebrate yourself! Enjoy these minute-made mug cakes for your delight!

1. Almond and Berry Breakfast Mug


Topped with a sweet crunchy streusel, this berry and almond mug cake is ready in a flash.

From: Today

2. Peanut Butter Chocolate Lava Mug Cake

This single serve recipe is perfect for when you need a little chocolate fix but don’t want to make an entire cake!

From: Something Swanky

3. Chocolate Cake in a Mug

This single serve recipe is perfect for when you need a little chocolate fix but don’t want to make an entire cake!

From: Something Swanky

4. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Single serving creamy, fluffy, eggless peanut butter cake mixed with gooey melted chocolate chips. Cooks in the microwave and is ready in minutes.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

5. Easy Microwave Brownie in a Mug


When we’re craving something chocolatey, but just don’t have the patience to bake, this brownie in a mug recipe is where we turn.

From: Inspired Taste

6. Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

Molten chocolate mug cake and ice cream for one. Need I say more? This mug cake recipe is a five-minute-microwave hero when a chocolate craving hits.

From: Girl Gone Gourmet

7. Brownie Mug Cake

This single serving brownie is rich, chocolaty and fudgy. It comes together in just a few minutes and makes a delicious treat, late-night snack or dessert.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

8. Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

This single serving microwave chocolate chip mug cake starts with a fluffy brown sugar cake base mixed with chocolate chips. It cooks in just 1 minute and tastes like a chocolate chip cookie that got turned into a cake.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

9. Funfetti Mug Cake

This fluffy vanilla cake is filled with colorful sprinkles, creating a festive cake perfect for birthdays, celebrations or whenever you need some cake.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

10. 4 Ingredient Molten Nutella Lava Mug Cake

This single serving molten Nutella lava mug cake couldn’t be easier to make with just four ingredients!

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

11. Easy Pineapple Cake


Apple Pie Mug Cake, everything you love about cinnamon & apple pie in an easy 3-minute mug cake. Quick & easy desserts don’t get any better than this.

From: Kleinworth & Co

12. Blueberry Mug Cake

This simple fluffy cake is not overly sweet and is bursting with fresh blueberries. It works for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or any other time of the day.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

13. Vanilla Bean Mug Cake


This mug cake is pretty good on it’s own but I can’t lie my favorite thing about it is the frosting, which also has vanilla beans in it. Rich, sweet, creamy goodness.

From: The Hungry Hedgehog

14. Eggless Red Velvet Mug Cake

Eggless Red Velvet Mug Cake Recipe. A super soft and spongy red velvet mug cake that takes just 1 min in your microwave. Makes for a quick and perfect surprise Valentine’s day treat for your loved ones.

From: Tickling Palates

15. Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

You know that delicious pumpkin bread or cake at Thanksgiving that you can’t resist having a slice of? Well, this is exactly what this single-serving pumpkin mug cake tastes like, but it doesn’t take an hour to make!

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

16. Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cake

Healthy single-serve vegan monkey bread is the most delectable sticky-sweet bread with cinnamon caramel goo baked between puff-balls of gluten-free dough!

From: Feasting on Fruit

17. Carrot Cake in a Mug

Carrot cake is nothing without frosting! Alternatively, you can use vanilla frosting, peanut butter, or whatever your carrot-loving heart desires. It should be no surprise to you that my own carrot-loving heart often desires coconut butter. Slice the cake–or cakes–in half and then slather on that frosting!

From: Choclate Covered Katie

18. Chocolate Cookies and Cream Mug Cake

Crushed Oreos mixed into a chocolate cake base for a single serving Chocolate Cookies and Cream flavored cake ready in minutes.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

19. S’moers Mug Cake

This s’mores mug cake is quick, easy and amazing! The cake is packed full of graham cracker crumbs, chocolate, and marshmallows. No campfire required!

From: Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

20. Hot Chocolate Mug Cake

This recipe is in my new cookbook, 5-Minute Mug Cakes*, and is a perfect treat for chilly days. Be sure to serve warm with the marshmallows still gooey!

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

21. Gingerbread Mug Cake

No-Bake Gingerbread Mug Cake is the perfect dessert when you’re craving festive flavors. Simple and perfectly flavored with traditional gingerbread spices.

From: Sofab Food

22. Caramel Apple Mug Cake

This cake is kind of a fusion of cake and apple pie because it’s spongy and light like cake but there are bits of cooked apple and it’s all brought together with a lovely caramel sauce topping like pie.

From: The Hungry Hedgehog

23. Cookie Butter Mug Cake

This fluffy, single serving cake is made with creamy cookie butter spread. I will note, the crumb of this cake is looser than some of my other mug cakes. It’s best eaten straight from the mug with a spoon.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

24. Avocado Mug Cake

This naturally green colored avocado mug cake is light, fluffy and delicious.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

25. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

Snickerdoodle Mug Cake bakes up in the microwave in just one minute, yielding a warm, cinnamon-sugary treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth!

From: Five Heart Home

26. Peanut Butter Mug Cake (Eggless)

This is an eggless version of my original peanut butter mug cake recipe. It’s just as great as the original!

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

27. Berry Cobbler Mug Cake

A single serving of warm cobbler that’s cooked in the microwave in a mug in less than 5 minutes.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

28. Almond Butter Mug Cake

This almond butter mug cake is creamy and smooth, just like the spread.

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

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