Delicious 3-2-1 Microwave Mug Cake: A Quick Treat Just for You!

An Easy Dessert to Whip Up

Have you ever had those moments when you suddenly crave a piece of cake, but baking a whole cake seems too much for just one serving? Or perhaps you’re looking for a quick dessert recipe that doesn’t require a pre-heated oven or waiting around. If so, the 3-2-1 Microwave Mug Cake is your perfect solution!

This delightful cake recipe comes together in a matter of minutes and gives you a single serving of moist and fluffy cake. What’s even better? It’s made in your microwave! No need for fancy baking pans or prolonged baking times. Just grab a mug, mix in the ingredients, and zap it in the microwave.


  • 1 (16 ounce) box angel food cake mix
  • 1 (18 ounce) box cake mix (any flavor of your choice)
  • Water


  • Mix the angel food cake mix with the flavor cake mix of your choice in a large bowl. (A suggestion from our sources is the devils’ food cake mix, but you can choose any flavor you prefer!)
  • Store this combined cake mix in an airtight container. This will be your base for numerous microwave mug cakes.
  • When you’re ready to make a cake, take a microwave-safe mug and spray it with some cooking spray. This ensures your cake doesn’t stick to the mug.
  • Into this mug, add 3 tablespoons of your combined cake mix.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water to the mug and stir the mixture well, ensuring there are no lumps.
  • Place the mug in the microwave and cook for 1 minute.
  • Once done, let it cool for a few seconds. You can also add some frosting, whipped cream, or any topping of your choice to enhance the flavor. Use a spoon to dig in and enjoy your quick dessert!
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For a visual guide, you can check out this YouTube video that demonstrates how to make this delightful mug cake. If you’re looking for a convenient tool to whip up this recipe, make sure you have a reliable microwave handy!

With the ease and speed of this recipe, you’ll always be ready for those unexpected dessert cravings. Whether you’re treating yourself on a quiet evening or impressing a friend with a quick dessert, the 3-2-1 Microwave Mug Cake will never disappoint. Enjoy!