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5 Quick & Easy Microwave Meals & Desserts In A Mug For Lazy People

5 Quick & Easy Microwave Meals & Desserts In A Mug For Lazy People

By Karmen on 06 Apr 2020
Digital Editor

It's only a matter of time before get tired of your takeout and delivery food options. When that day comes, a quick and easy microwavable homemade meal is something you'll cherish! We've found recipes that you can make in minutes by microwaving in a mug.

It's so convenient to make and requires minimal washing-up!

Keep reading to check them out!

#1 Pizza

YouTube channel Spice Bangla has come up with a convenient way to make pizza at home.


-4 Tbsp All-purpose Flour
-1/8 Tsp Baking Powder
-1/16 Tsp Baking Soda
-1 Pinch Salt
-3 Tablespoons Milk
-1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
-1 Tablespoon Pizza Sauce
-2 Tbsp Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
-Topping of your choice
-1/4 Tsp Dried Oregano

How to:

#2 Cookie


-4 Tbsp Plain All Purpose Flour
-1/2 Tsp Baking Powder 1 Tbsp Sugar
-2-3 Tbsp Peanut Butter (or any Nut Butter)
-1/4 Cup Milk
-2 Tbsp Chocolate Chips

#3 Cake

In this video, CookingShooking makes an easy mug cake that's rich and spongy.


-3 tbsp Flour
-1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
-1 1/2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
-1/16 pinch Baking Powder
-1/2 pinch Baking Soda
-1 tbsp Condensed Milk
-1 +1 tbsp Milk
-1 tbsp Butter
-½ tbsp Cream
-1 drop Vinegar
-1 drop Vanilla essence

How to:


Mix the ingredients together and microwave for one minute or less. Stop once the cake rises and browns on top!

#4 Egg Fried Rice

Whip up homemade egg fried rice using a microwave with Deadlicious's recipe! You'll need two mugs for this meal.


-1 cup Water
-½ cup Rice
-1/2 tsp Soya Sauce
-1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
-2 tbsp frozen Carrot
-2 tbsp frozen Green Peas
-2 tbsp frozen Baby Corn
-1 Egg
-Ground Black Pepper

How to:

In a mug, whisk an egg with salt and pepper and microwave for one minute. In another mug, add rice and the rest of the ingredients together. Cover with a microwave safe plate and microwave on a high setting for 6 – 8 minutes.  Add egg to rice and mix together for egg fried rice!

#5 Chocolate lava cake

Anyone can make Whisk n Fold's simple and quick chocolate lava cake that's warm, soft and fudgy.


-80g butter
-80g dark chocolate
-30g all-purpose flour, sifted
-30g sugar
-¼ tsp baking powder
-¼ tsp salt
-½ tsp vanilla extract
-1 egg
-6-8 squares of chocolate

How to:

1.Microwave butter and chocolate on medium for 60 seconds until melted and stir until the mixture is smooth.
2.Meanwhile, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, vanilla and egg together.
3.Then stir melted butter and chocolate into egg mixture until well combined.
4.Divide batter equally into two microwaveable cups.
5.Push 3-4 squares of chocolate into the centre of each cup, until batter just covers the top of the squares
6.Microwave on high for 60 seconds. If the cake is still molten on the sides, microwave for another 10 seconds until the sides are cooked.
7.Let it cool slightly before digging in!

If you need more easy and fast recipes to take you through the rest of the month, check out some quick and delicious breakfast recipes and strawberry dessert recipes! If you want to make your homemade meals Insta-worthy, add some sakura-shaped pasta on top that costs just $15!

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