11 Recipes Best Made in Your Coffee Mug
Simple French Toast in a Cup
Breakfast is typically the meal that needs to be ready fast. Which just might make it the most important mug-made-meal of the day. "The whole purpose of anything you cook in a mug in the microwave is to make eating quick and easy," says Paula. "This recipe does that with a few easy-to-remember ingredients that cook up just fine in the microwave."
Omelet in a Mug
English muffin optional. "Easy and delicious without a ton of prep or clean up!" says Jillian. "What more could you ask for from a simple yet filling breakfast?"
Doughnut in a Mug
It's the 7-minute doughnut. Mix together the ingredients in a mug. Then 'wave it for just two minutes. "A fast and simple recipe that doesn't require a deep fryer," explains PMae, the recipe submitter. "It doesn't look like a doughnut, but it's really easy, tastes great, and is super spongy!"
PB and J Mini Mug Cakes
Cake for lunch! "What a pleasant surprise," says lutzflcat. "This took 1 minute 10 seconds in the microwave and it was GOOD! Many mug cakes are dry but not the case with this one. It's a little spongy but plenty moist.
Bethany's Frito Pie
Note: A mug will work here. But the Fritos bag could do dish duty just as well. Slice the bag open along the long end and fill it with cheese and chili.
5-Minute Microwave Nutella® Cake
This 5-minute cake is ready in...15 minutes. "As a poor starving college student, this recipe is one of my favorites," says Kitty, the recipe submitter. "It is quick, cheap, and 1-portion size."
Meatloaf in a Mug
Single-serve mug meatloaf is ready in 15 minutes. "Who would think this would work? Meatloaf -- in the microwave?" asks BirdieMama, before answering: "But it works just as described and was very good!"
Pudding in a Mug
Need pudding pronto? "For those cravings that need to be answered fast, this is a quick single-serving answer," says Erin Conley. "Watch closely while heating to prevent boil over."
Scrambled Eggs in a Mug
Two simple ingredients and breakfast is ready in less than 10 minutes. "Wow actually works and the consistency is pretty similar to stove top scramble," says Sonja. "Impressed!"
Cinnamon Muffin in a Mug
Make a healthy breakfast in a coffee mug in under two minutes in the microwave," says Nana Clare, the recipe submitter. "Add fruit, such as raisins, a few pieces of chopped apples, or dried apricots, if desired."
Best Mug Cake
Here's how to make a paleo-friendly chocolate cake...in your mug. Coconut flour and olive oil are the keys to keeping things positively paleo.