Published On: Mon, Oct 26th, 2020

Microwave mug cakes

Try these super fun and easy to make microwave mug cakes by Aldi!

A wonderful bake for students or a fun little treat for the kids, these microwave mug cakes only contain seven ingredients! Pipe whipped cream or buttercream on top – whatever takes your fancy! Happy Baking!


Microwave mug cakes

Servings 2
Author Aldi


  • 60 g caster sugar
  • 60 g self-raising flour
  • 60 g Pure Irish Creamery Butter
  • 1 medium free-range egg
  • 10 ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • whipped cream or buttercream icing, to serve (optional)


  1. Add all the ingredients to a food processor and blitz for a couple of minutes until combined.

  2. Divide the mixture between 2 microwave-safe mugs, allowing a little space for the cake to rise slightly.

  3. Put one cup in the centre of the microwave and cook for 1½ minutes until risen, then carefully remove from the microwave.

  4. Repeat with the other mug. Allow to cool, then decorate with whipped cream or buttercream.

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