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fall apple cider mug cake

Easy Apple Cider Mug Cake for Fall

This easy apple cider mug cake takes less than 5 minutes to make and tastes like fall. It's perfect for a quick dessert during movie night for kids and adults!
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5 minute recipe, apple cider recipe, fall recipes, mug cake recipe
Servings: 1 cake
Calories: 504kcal


  • 2 tbsp butter (melted, unsalted)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 4 tbsp all-purpose flour spoon and leveled
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 12 oz apple cider mix 1 packet
  • 1 tsp maple syrup


  • Melt your butter in your favorite microwave safe mug. Combine the melted butter, sugar, maple syrup and milk and whisk with a fork. Then add the egg.
  • *Make sure you do NOT add the egg until last so you don't accidentally cook it in the hot butter.*
  • Add all the other ingredients and whisk them until combined.
  • Cook in your microwave for 1 minute and 45 seconds. When it is done, the top will be set.
  • Drizzle with some more maple syrup. Top with ice cream, whipped cream, powdered sugar, and/or more sprinkles and enjoy!



*Note* Nutrition information may not be 100% accurate 


Sodium: 707mg | Calcium: 332mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 986IU | Sugar: 29g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 189mg | Cholesterol: 227mg | Calories: 504kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Fat: 28g | Protein: 10g | Carbohydrates: 54g | Iron: 3mg
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