Eggnog Mug Cake is light and fluffy, microwave friendly, only six ingredients, and comes together in a few minutes! It’s the perfect snack for the holidays!
Eggnog Mug Cake is one of many decent lazy snacks I make. Any mug cake in general really because it takes 90 seconds in the microwave. Having a sweet newborn baby doesn’t give me a lot of time (or motivation…) to make delicious treats so I make do with the quick version! Who wants to slave away in the kitchen when you could snuggle a baby?? Not this one.
After many experiments, I realized it’s important to mix everything together really well, especially at the bottom of the mug…otherwise you get a nice big bite of flour and baking powder. Yummm.
This mug cake recipe is super simple. Whenever I make mug cakes in the microwave they look like they’re going to drip out when they’re cooking, but they never do. They puff up nicely and then settle a little bit when you pull them out of the heat. I use at least an 8 oz mug, sometimes 12 oz just to make the cake seem smaller so I don’t feel as guilty for eating it. Or to make a bigger one.
ALL mug cakes are best served with whipped cream on top. No exceptions. Don’t worry about the calories, it’s mostly air. I sprinkled cinnamon on top, it was delicious.
Eggnog Mug Cake
- 4 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 Tablespoons white granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- pinch of salt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 Tablespoons Eggnog
- whipped cream
In an 8 oz. microwave safe mug, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and pinch of salt.
Stir in vanilla extract and eggnog, mix well until there are no pockets of flour, especially at the bottom.
Microwave for 1-1/2 minutes.
Top with whipped cream and cinnamon and enjoy!
For extra goodness, add 2 Tablespoons of any kind of chocolate chip. white chocolate, dark chocolate , mint, every kind is good!