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Birthday Cake in a Mug


To give as a birthday gift combine all dry ingredients in mug. Place mug in plastic gift bag; tie with ribbon. Attach birthday candle and directions for making cake.

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 TBS granulated sugar
  • 1 TBS milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp decorator sprinkles


Servings 1
Adapted from


Step 1

1. Place butter into large coffee mug; microwave 30-45 seconds or until melted. Add all remaining cake ingredients except sprinkles; mix well with fork. Stir in sprinkles.

2. Microwave 60-90 seconds or until cake pulls away from sides and top is dry. (Do not overcook.) Cool slightly.

3. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, as desired.

Makes 1 serving.


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