1 Minute Microwave Mug Breakfasts (with Egg-Free recipes) – Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking Ep 76

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Hi Bold Bakers! If you like my 1 Minute Microwave Mug Cakes, then I think you’ll love my NEW Mug Breakfasts! I’ll show you how to make a lovely Blueberry Muffin, Cinnamon Roll Cake & Chocolate French Toast. Plus, I have a BONUS video for an Apple Pie Oatmeal in a mug on my website (http://bit.ly/BonusOatmealRecipe). So let’s get microwaving!

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Microwave Mug Breakfasts – 3 Amazing Breakfast Recipes


Blueberry Muffin Mug Cake
(Adapted from http://kirbiecravings.com/2013/05/blueberry-muffin-with-streusel-topping-mug-cake.html)

4 tbsp flour
2 tbsp granulated sugar
1/8 tsp baking powder (a ½ of a ¼ tsp)
1/16 tsp baking soda (a ¼ of a ¼ tsp)
3 tbsp milk
1 tbsp vegetable oil
10 fresh blueberries

Streusel topping:
1 tbsp (½ oz/ 15g ) cold butter
1 1/2 tbsp flour
1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar (or white)
¼ tsp vanilla extract (optional)

1. Mix everything listed in muffin ingredients except blueberries into a microwave safe mug with a small whisk. Drop blueberries in, spreading them out.
2. In a small bowl, mix streusel ingredients with a fork until butter pieces resemble bread crumbs.
3. Sprinkle streusel on top of muffin batter, spreading out evenly across surface.
4. Microwave for around 1 minute or until firm in the center of the cake (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
5. Enjoy immediately!

French Toast in a Mug

2 slices of bread, buttered (White, challah, brioche)
5 tbps milk
1 egg
2 tablespoons maple syrup (or sugar)
1 tablespoon of chocolate chips/ chunks

1. In your microwavable mug, mix together the egg, milk, syrup until combined
2. Cut your bread into square bit sized pieces
3. Add the bread to the mug and press them down so they are submerged within the liquid
4. Add the chocolate chips to the mug and give a little stir to incorporate them in the mixture
5. This mug cake might take longer than other cakes. Microwave for 1/ 1 minute 20 seconds or until firm in the center of the cake. (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
6. Let cool for about 1-2 minutes
7. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top
8. Enjoy immediately!

Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake
(Adapted from http://www.cookingclassy.com/2012/03/cinnamon-roll-mug-cake-made-in-3-minutes/)

2 Tbsp applesauce (or mashed banana)
1 Tbsp vegetable oil (any flavorless oil)
2 Tbsp milk
1/4 tsp vanilla extract

5 tbsp flour
1 ½ Tbsp packed light-brown sugar
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
Cream Cheese Icing
1 Tbsp Cream Cheese or Neufchatel Cheese, at room temp
2 Tbsp powdered sugar
1 tsp milk

1. Combine all ingredients in a mug then whisk together with a fork until combined and nearly smooth.
2. Microwave mixture on high power for 1 minute then check cake for doneness. If it is not fully cooked microwave for an additional 15 seconds. (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
3. Serve warm topped with Prepare Cream Cheese Icing by mixing all of the ingredients together in a bowl by hand until smooth
4. Enjoy immediately!


  1. I’m allergic to eggs and excited to try these! Thanks for posting! I’m allergic to wheat as well but I’d imagine gluten free flour blends would probably work too? Anyone tried it?

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