10 Mug Recipes That Won't Make You Feel Like You Skipped a Meal

A single serving mug cake ready to eat within four minutes is appealing. However, drowning in a sea of various mug cake recipes searching for a golden token out of cakeland can be daunting. Sometimes a decadent and dreamy chocolate lava cake just isn't the answer to your late night snack craving. With the jungle of mug recipes out in the depths of internet, it's hard to find something that will fill that craving, yet leave you feeling guilt-free.

Knowing the agony behind the search, we've carefully crafted a list of some of the best kept secrets in the mug world that won't leave you feeling lousy.

1. Healthy Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Baking Ginger

Yes, this is still a cake, but it's a healthy one so there will be no regrets the morning after over any late-night caloric splurging.

An added bonus is that it can be made vegan with ease. Get the recipe here.

2. Quinoa and Egg Breakfast Mug

Slender Kitchen

Eggs are a breakfast staple, and what's a better way to get your loved ones to eat their veggies and whole grains than by putting it in a mug?

Admit it - mugs make everything more appealing. Find the recipe here.

3. Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Mug Cake

Chocolate Covered Katie

This is the perfect addition to your morning routine because sometimes, eggs for the sixth morning in a row just won't go down (even with a spoonful of sugar).

Get the recipe here.

4. Microwave Mug Granola

Power Hungry

Making homemade granola can be a pain, and the time it takes is daunting. Luckily, there's a five minute solution to your homemade granola woes.

Get the recipe here.

5. 10-Minute Risotto Cups


We all know how much of a pain rice alone can be. The same theory could be applied at a heightened degree to the making of risotto.

But where there is a mug, there is a (much shorter) way. Get the recipe(s) here.

6. Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake

Kirbie Cravings

Breakfast in a mug doesn't have to alway be about eggs. The perfect way to start off your Sunday morning with the kiddos, or even on the porch with a cup of coffee, is with a cinnamon roll cake.

Get the recipe here.

7. Breakfast Sandwich in a Cup

Lick the Bowl Good

While we're on the topic of breakfast, here's a lighter approach to your morning routine. with eggs, ham, and the bread of your choice, you'll have an exceptional meal in under fifteen minutes.

Get the recipe here.

8. Peanut Butter Cinnamon Oatmeal Mug Cake

Brownie Bites

Oatmeal: The traditional dish of breakfast, but with a twist. The addition of the cinnamon with the peanut butter is what makes this the perfect combination of sweet yet savory.

Get the recipe here.

9. Meat Loaf in a Mug

Taste of Home

Looking to satisfy for longing for a home-cooked meal, but don't want to spend the time, effort, or deal with the expansive leftovers? This is the perfect dish for you.

This meatloaf recipe is for single servings, so you'll get your fix without the guilt. Get the recipe here.

10. Spinach Ricotta Lasagna in a Mug

Good Housekeeping

Every Southerner's dream is made of cheese, and this dish will make their dreams come true. Better yet, it's not totally terrible for you.

Get the recipe here.

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