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This easy vanilla mug cake is made in the microwave and ready in minutes! It's moist, with a delicious vanilla flavor and tons of sprinkles. 
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Vanilla Mug Cake

This easy vanilla mug cake is made in the microwave and ready in minutes! It's moist, with a delicious vanilla flavor and tons of sprinkles. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Mug Cake, Sprinkles, Vanilla Cake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 783kcal

Ingredients

Vanilla Mug Cake

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg yolk* do not add in the egg white
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sprinkles optional

Frosting (optional)

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk

Instructions

Vanilla Mug Cake

  • Add the butter to your mug and microwave until melted (about 30 seconds).
  • Whisk in the milk, vanilla extract, egg yolk & sugar with a fork.
  • Then whisk in the flour and baking powder. Stir in the sprinkles.
  • Microwave for 60-90 seconds on medium power. The top should look set when it's done.
  • Cool for at least 1 minute before enjoying. 

Vanilla Frosting

  • Beat the butter using an electric mixer or whisk with a fork until smooth.
  • Beat/whisk in the powdered sugar 1 tablespoon at a time until the desired sweetness is reached. Then beat/whisk in the milk. 
  • Spread/pipe on top of the cake. 

Notes

*Or substitute for 1 extra tablespoon milk
Nutrition information is based on 1 mug cake with spinkles, including the frosting. 

Nutrition

Calories: 783kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 307mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 1645IU | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 2mg