Vanilla Mug Cake

Overview of the vanilla mug cake with a white spoon on a white surface with whipped cream and mixed berries.


  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup + 1 tbsp. flour
  • Toppings (optional): whipped cream, mixed berries, sprinkles, etc. 


  1. Whisk butter and sugar into a small bowl with a fork. Add milk and vanilla extract and whisk again. In a separate small bowl, whisk together baking powder, salt, and flour.
  2. Add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until no lumps remain. Add batter to a large mug or large ramekin.
  3. Microwave for 60 seconds. Allow to cool (or serve warm if preferred). Top with favorite toppings like whipped cream, berries, or sprinkles.

Keywords: dessert, mug cake, cake, snack