The 1 Mug Cake Recipe That You Truly Need to Have in Your Life Right Now

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If you’ve got 3 minutes, you’ve got dessert
The 1 Mug Cake Recipe That You Truly Need to Have in Your Life Right Now
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This easy-to-make cake is delicious and addicting.

There’s really nothing easier than dumping a few ingredients into a mug, mixing them together, and then popping the whole thing in to the microwave for 60 seconds — so, on those days when you just really need to have some cake, make a mug cake. Just when you thought mug cake couldn’t get any better, enter the one mug cake recipe that is super easy to customize; you can make this recipe with any nut, seed, or cookie butter and it’s guaranteed to be satisfying and delicious.

Start by melting 1 tablespoon of butter in a large mug. Then, add a heaping spoonful of your favorite nut, seed, or cookie butter; peanut butter, Nutella, and speculoos spread all work well. Mix until fully combined.

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Next, add 3 tablespoons of flour, a big pinch of baking powder, a little pinch of fine salt, and 1 tablespoon of light brown sugar. Stir until combined.

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Crack one egg into the mug and mix until fully combined (nobody wants scrambled eggs in their cake).

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Then, microwave the cake on high power for 60 seconds, until the top is just set. Let the cake cool for a few minutes before digging in.

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Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.