sprinkle birthday cake mug cake

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

Celebrate the next birthday in your house with this festive mug cake recipe that's made in the microwave. With sprinkles throughout, it's a fun dessert in 90 seconds. They're great if you're only cooking for two and it's a fun option for birthday parties. Set up a mug cake bar with fun mugs. Guests can make their cake and add fun toppings.

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

Ingredients For sprinkle birthday cake mug cake

  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    plus 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter (slightly cooled)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    sprinkles
  • TOPPING
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla frosting
  • 1 pinch
    sprinkles

How To Make sprinkle birthday cake mug cake

  • Flour, sugar, and baking powder in a mug.
    1
    Mix the flour, sugar, and baking powder inside a 12 oz mug.
  • Whisking together milk, melted butter, and vanilla.
    2
    Add the milk, melted butter, and vanilla. Mix with a small whisk or fork until just combined.
  • Sprinkles added to the mug.
    3
    Add 1 tsp of sprinkles and give it a quick swirl (don’t over stir or it will discolor the batter).
  • Sprinkle Birthday Cake Mug Cake in the microwave.
    4
    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!)
  • Birthday Cake Mug Cake out of the microwave.
    5
    The cake will puff up while cooking. When removed from the microwave, it will settle down to about an inch from the rim.
  • Vanilla frosting and sprinkles added to the top of the cake.
    6
    Serve hot or cool. For decoration, top with 1 Tbsp of store-bought vanilla frosting and a pinch of sprinkles.
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