Sprinkle Birthday Cake Mug Cake

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Kitchen Crew

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@JustaPinch

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
2 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix the flour, sugar, and baking powder inside a 12 oz mug.
  2. Add the milk, melted butter, and vanilla. Mix with a small whisk or fork until just combined.
  3. Add 1 tsp of sprinkles and give it a quick swirl (don’t over stir or it will discolor the batter).
  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!)
  5. The cake will puff up while cooking. When removed from the microwave, it will settle down to about an inch from the rim.
  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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About Sprinkle Birthday Cake Mug Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #Sprinkle #Mug cake



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