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cinnamon swirl snickerdoodle mug cake

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

Make this simple mug cake next time an urge for snickerdoodles hits. In less than 2 minutes, you'll have a moist, cinnamon-filled cake that's cooked in the microwave. Made with a few ingredients that are probably in the pantry already, mug cakes are a fun and quick dessert for the family.

★★★★★ 1
serves 1
prep time 5 Min
cook time 2 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For cinnamon swirl snickerdoodle mug cake

  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    plus 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter (slightly cooled)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cream cheese frosting

How To Make cinnamon swirl snickerdoodle mug cake

  • Flour, sugar, cinnamon, and baking powder in one bowl. Sugar and cinnamon in a second bowl.
    In a small bowl, mix the flour, sugar, cinnamon, and baking powder. In a separate bowl, mix the additional cinnamon and sugar. Set aside.
  • Wet ingredients added to the bowl.
    Add wet ingredients to the first bowl. Mix with a small whisk until just combined.
  • Half the batter in the mug.
    Pour half the batter into a 12 oz mug.
  • One teaspoon cinnamon sugar added to the mug.
    Add 1 tsp of cinnamon sugar on top of the batter.
  • Remaining batter and cinnamon sugar added to the mug.
    Pour the other half of the batter into the mug. Top with the remaining cinnamon sugar.
  • Swirling the cake with a knife.
    Take a butter knife and give it a quick swirl.
  • Cinnamon Swirl Snickerdoodle Mug Cake in the microwave.
    Place in the microwave. Cook for about 90 seconds. Time may vary depending on the strength of your microwave. (Carefully remove the mug, it’s hot!)
  • Cinnamon Swirl Snickerdoodle Mug Cake out of the microwave.
    The cake will puff up while cooking. When removed from the microwave it will settle down to about an inch from the rim.
  • Cream cheese frosting added to the top of the mug cake.
    Top with 1 Tbsp of store-bought cream cheese frosting. If you top with frosting while it’s hot, it will melt like the topping on a cinnamon roll.