Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Healthy Rhubarb Cake in a Mug

Rated as 3.33 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great way to use rhubarb."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


9 m servings 167
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 mug cake)


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Mix egg, flour, sugar, milk, rhubarb, and cinnamon together in a large microwave-safe mug.
  2. Cook on high until cake rises above the top of the mug, about 3 minutes. Let cool for 1 minute before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 167 calories; 5.3 21.8 8.2 187 74 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 3
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

Easy recipe to throw together in a pinch. I used more rhubarb than indicated and more cinnamon, simply because I like both. As expected, a microwave cake is a little more chewy than an oven bak...

The cake rose beautifully in the microwave, but deflated very quickly making a tough, chewy cake. This could be because my microwave runs higher than the submitter’s, or because it lacks a leav...

Easy to throw together but the 3 minute cooking time is way too much time unless you have a very low wattage microwave. Most other recipes like this are 1 or 2 minutes max. I made adjustments...