Prep Yield
5 minutes 1 serving

How to Make Honey Apple Cake in a Mug

We know you are out there: those of you who hate to cook and bake. Or those of you who might be celebrating the New Year by yourself in a bit more low key manner. Or maybe you college students subsisting on microwave mac n cheese bowls.

But you still need your honey cake fix for the New Year, eh?

I am not the biggest fan of the mug cake craze, but I thought it was time I gave it a try with a new recipe for the New Year – apple honey mug cake made with just a few simple ingredients including one of those individual cups of applesauce. I know it might look a little funny, but I promise: it was super tasty. Especially with whipped cream or ice cream on top.

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7 Tbsp all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup applesauce (or one individual applesauce cup)

2 Tbsp honey

2 Tbsp milk

1 egg


Add all ingredients to a large bowl. Mix well.

Pour into a microwave safe mug.

Place in microwave for 90 seconds. Check to make sure the cake hasn’t exploded.

Put back in microwave for another 90 seconds.

Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

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