Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Cake In A Mug!!

Here's an ingenious recipe, which makes a single cake that bakes right in its own coffee mug in the microwave. It makes an ideal gift for the single friends and college students on your list. While each portion serves one, you could also place matching sets into a baskets and give it to a couples or families.


Cake Mix:
1 box cake mix, flavor of your choice
1 small instant pudding mix (not sugar free), flavor of your choice

Glaze Mix:
1/3 cup confectioner's sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons dry flavoring such as:
lemonade mix
orange breakfast drink mix
cocoa or vanilla Powder
instant flavored coffee or cappuccino


Combine cake mix ingredients and blend well. Measure 1/2 cup of mix into a sandwich bag. Label this bag "Cake Mix."

Place the glaze mix ingredients into a sandwich bag. Label this bag "glaze mix" and attach it to the other bag with a twist tie.
Place one bag cake mix and one bag glaze mix in each coffee cup and attach the baking instructions.
Be sure to select a large mug that can hold 1 1/2 cups of water. The mug must be microwavable.

Flavor Options
Lemon cake mix-lemon pudding
Yellow mix-chocolate pudding
Devils food mix-chocolate pudding...Add a few chocolate chips
Pineapple mix-coconut pudding...Sprinkle some toasted coconut on top
Butterscotch mix-butterscotch pudding

Attach the following note to the gift:
Mist inside of coffee mug with cooking spray. Empty cake mix into cup. Add 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon water. Mix well. Microwave on full power 2 minutes.

Empty Glaze Mix into a small bowl and add 1 teaspoon water. Mix well. Pour glaze over baked cake


Pam said...

Hi Sue

That one sounds good. Have to write that one down.

Hope all is well with you. Check out my blog and see what my son got me on his birthday.

hugs pam

Julie said...

Great idea! I wonder if you could put in powdered egg whites so the recipient wouldn't even have to add egg.....