Super Easy Vanilla Mug Cake #dessert #mugcake

When the craving hits for a delicious treat and you need it pronto, this vanilla mug cake is here for you. It’s moist, filled with vanilla goodness, and ready in minutes. Plus – it tastes delicious with a scoop of ice cream and tons of sprinkles.

You’ll Need:

Vanilla Mug Cake:

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

Frosting (optional):

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


Vanilla Mug Cake:

  1. Add the butter to your mug and microwave until melted.
  2. Whisk in the milk, vanilla extract, egg yolk & sugar with a fork.
  3. Then whisk in the flour and baking powder. Stir in the sprinkles.
  4. Microwave for 1 minute. The top should look set when it's done.
  5. Cool for at least 1 minute before enjoying.

Vanilla Frosting:

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


  • *Or substitute for 1 extra tablespoon milk