5 Minute Funfetti Mug Cake

The best and easiest 5 Minute Funfetti Mug Cake…because Friday’s need a sweet treat! This super simple cake is made in one large mug, with nothing more than pantry staple ingredients, is really quick to mix up, and SO GOOD! Honestly, this funfetti cake is the perfect individual cake to bake this weekend. With a moist, perfectly sweet vanilla cake, loaded with extra sprinkles, and served with a large helping of vanilla ice cream or chantilly cream, this cake is sure to become your favorite single-serve dessert! Perfect for any occasion, but especially as a late night dessert. SO. GOOD.

funfetti cake in white ramekin with a spoonful of cake on marble board with ice cream and sprinkles

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About The Recipe

There is nothing better than a single serve dessert, you know? Especially when they’re this easy to make! Plus, when you add sprinkles to a cake, it just makes everything so much better.

Actually, better is having a cake in 5 minutes or less! Which is exactly what this delicious Funfetti Mug Cake is.

close up of funfetti mug cake with ice cream and a bite misisng

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I often get late-night cravings for something sweet. I don’t want anything extravagant, but something sweet and simple. So, I decided to bake up this cute little mug cake one day and, let me just say, it is probably now my new favorite treat!

It’s so easy, but so so delicious. Every bite is fluffy, sweet, hinted throughout with vanilla, and perfect for any occasion.

Equipment Needed

  • Microwave Safe Large Mug or Ramekin
  • Mini Whisk
  • Cake Tester
  • Microwave

Ingredients

  • Large Egg
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Whole Milk
  • Vanilla Extract
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Sprinkles
sprinkles, flour, vegetable oil, baking soda, milk, egg, salt, vanilla, and sugar

Instructions

Whisk together egg, vegetable oil, whole milk, and vanilla in a large mug.

Whisk in the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

Stir in the sprinkles. Microwave at full powder for 1 minute, or until cake tests done.

Serve with ice cream and extra sprinkles!

funfetti cake with scoop of ice cream, sprinkles, a spoon, and glass of milk

Expert Tips

  • Every microwave is different. We have a 1250 watt microwave and my mug cake baked perfectly at one minute. Depending on your microwave will depend on the cook time! Adjust as needed.
  • If the mug cake is tough, it’s over cooked.
  • This recipe does not keep.

When you make this 5 Minute Funfetti Mug Cake, leave a comment down below! We love hearing from you and answering any questions you might have! Also, be sure to tag us on social media and hashtag it #BakersTable.

funfetti cake in white ramekin with a spoonful of cake on marble board with ice cream and sprinkles

5 Minute Funfetti Mug Cake

Caylie
The perfect treat for any occasion! This Funfetti Mug Cake is easy to make, perfectly sweet, and SO. GOOD.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 4 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 585 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 Tablespoons whole milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons sprinkles

Instructions

  • In a large microwave safe mug, whisk together egg, vegetable oil, milk, and vanilla.
  • Whisk in flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Stir in sprinkles.
  • Microwave on full power for 1 minute, or until cake tests done.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • Every microwave is different. We have a 1250 watt microwave and my mug cake baked perfectly at one minute. Depending on your microwave will depend on the cook time! Adjust as needed.
  • If the mug cake is tough, it's over cooked.
  • This recipe does not keep.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cakeCalories: 585kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 10gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 26gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 168mgSodium: 480mgPotassium: 157mgFiber: 1gSugar: 34gVitamin A: 311IUCalcium: 140mgIron: 2mg

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