Meals that can be made in a mug and microwaved have started to become more and more popular–and for good reason! They are quick, easy to make, and require way less cleanup! They also make for great college recipes since you are usually only feeding yourself and maybe one other person! It can also make for a fun experiment to switch up some recipes without putting too many useful ingredients on the line! All around, meals in a mug seem like the way to go! I’ve included recipes to some that are worth trying down below.
Two Minute French Toast in a Mug
This french toast in a mug recipe is perfect for a quick breakfast idea or a midnight snack when you’re craving something sweet. It also keeps the ingredients pretty simple–in fact, you probably have them all on hand already. For the full recipe and easy steps, click the link! https://www.prettyprudent.com/2-minute-french-toast-in-a-cup/
Lasagna in a Mug
If you’re craving lasagna but don’t have to spend what feels like ten years in the kitchen, this recipe is the one for you! This is a great idea for a college student since it makes only one serving size instead of enough to feed a whole family like the usual recipes does. It does have a few more steps to it than some other mug recipes, but it certainly saves time and ingredients if you don’t want to make a full lasagna recipe. For this recipe in a mug, click here: https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/microwave-lasagna/
Mac and Cheese in a Mug
Okay, I couldn’t not include this one. If you’re anything like me, you’re a sucker for a good bowl of mac and cheese. This recipe makes it even more quick and easy to make than it already is! It also includes 100% real cheese, so you know exactly what you’re eating. To check out this recipe, click on the link! https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/microwave-macaroni-and-cheese/
Breakfast Burrito in a Mug
Back to breakfast food! This is one of the most creative ways to use a mug that I’ve come across so far. Who would have thought to create a burrito in a mug?? It’s genius. This recipe is also super simple and straightforward. You can also easily substitute anything The steps and ingredients can be found by clicking on the link! https://www.mastercook.com/app/recipe/WebRecipeDetails?recipeId=9431766
Chocolate Cake in a Mug
Last, but certainly not least, we have an all-time favorite, chocolate cake… wait for it… in a mug! This recipe includes some baking ingredients like baking powder and flour, but if you have those, it’s super easy to follow! And who doesn’t need some good chocolate cake every once in a while? Find the full recipe here: https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ree-drummond/chocolate-cake-in-a-mug-3158576
If you have any favorite “in a mug” ideas or recipes you like to try, let me know in the comments! I would love to hear them!
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