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Red Velvet Mug Cake With Pecans And Cream Cheese Frosting

Everything you want in a cake, but in a mug
Red Velvet Mug Cake With Pecans And Cream Cheese Frosting
Courtesy of McCormick

Satisfy your red velvet cake cravings in a matter of minutes. Skip the oven, all you need is the microwave. 

Recipe courtesy of McCormick


For the mug cake:

  • 2 Tablespoons Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 Tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons whipped cream cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Teaspoon McCormick All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick Red Food Color
  • 2 Tablespoons Diamond of California Chopped Pecans

For the cream cheese frosting:

  • 1 Tablespoon whipped cream cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon milk


For the mug cake:

For the mug cake, microwave chocolate morsels and butter in a microwavable coffee mug on HIGH 30 seconds or until melted.


Add remaining ingredients except for pecans; mix well.

Gently stir in pecans.

Microwave on HIGH 45 seconds to 1 minute or until the center looks almost set.

Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

For the cream cheese frosting:

Meanwhile, for the frosting, mix cream cheese and sugar in a small bowl until well blended.

Stir in milk.

Drizzle over mug cake.