Our love for coffee can't be really expressed in words. A cup of hot coffee can lift our mood in a jiffy. Coffee lovers would agree! It is the occasion of International Coffee Day, we thought of bringing you an interesting quick recipe. If you are a fan of desserts and a coffee lover too then this recipe is for you. This easy to make coffee mug cake is ready in 5 minutes and requires only a few ingredients. Read on for the recipe of this microwave coffee cake. 

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Delicious and gooey, this coffee cake get ready in just 5 minutes!

Total Time :
5 min
Preparation Time :
3 min
Cooking Time :
2 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Tanya Malik


  • 1 tbsp sour cream or curd
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 baking powder
  • Few drops of vanilla
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Chocolate chips (Optional)


Step 1
In a microwave safe cup, add butter and microwave for 10-15 seconds.
Step 2
Add sugar to it and stir till it gets fluffy.
Step 3
Break an egg into the mug and stir again.
Step 4
Next, add in sour cream or yogurt and vanilla. Stir again.
Step 5
Now add the flour and baking powder and mix again.
Step 6
If you wish to add toppings like chocolate chips or biscuit crumbs, you can add at this point.
Step 7
Microwave for 1 minute. Keep checking in between if the cake has properly cooked.
Step 8

microwave coffee mug cake

Take it out and top it with chocolate sauce. Enjoy!