muffins in a mug

Muffins are the best! They are simply delicious, can come in different flavors and can be eaten by hand,making them portable. Having a fresh out of the oven muffins can warm the insides, yet when you have a busy morning, baking a fresh batch may be impossible, Yes, if you are still craving one of these warm treats, you whip up a single serving muffin right in a mug. Yes, a mug!

Fresh out the oven. Which muffin recipe are you trying this weekend?

Single Serving Muffins in a Mug

These muffins in a mug recipes can usually be made in under five minutes. That is from mixing it up to heating them in the microwave. The ingredients can be mixed together all in the same mug without having to dirty up and extra dish.

Single-Serving Blueberry Muffin in a Mug

One commonly go to muffins that are popular are blueberry muffins. Adding fresh blueberries that will burst in your mouth can make a ton of difference, but if there aren’t any in season for you, frozen blueberries can be used just the same. What do you think about a 90 second blueberry muffin with a crumble topping of coconut oil and sugar. Have your hand at this Single-Serving Blueberry Muffin in a Mug by Heather’s French Press.

Want more than blueberries in your muffins? See what berries are currently in season.

Customized Muffin in a Mug

If you are looking for more than a simple ingredient muffin and have some time on your hands in the mornings or a weekend, you can make a more customized muffin in a mug by just using base ingredients and then adding different fillings and toppings.

Your base ingredients would include:

• 1 ripe banana
• 1 egg
• ½ tbs cinnamon
• 1/3 cup (30g) oats
• 1 tbs creamed cottage cheese
• Coconut oil

Now, you can add anything you like, but here are some suggested healthy ingredients:


  • Fresh strawberries
  • Honey
  • Grated pear


  • Yogurt
  • Toasted almonds
  • Slices of banana

Check out how you can make a customized muffin in a mug with The Baking Mad Gym Addict.


Microwaves vary in wattage, so the amount of time to cook these single serving muffins can also vary for your microwave.

Be careful when taking the mug out of the microwave after cooking your muffin. The mug will be very, very hot.

Would a muffin in a mug be your ideal quick breakfast?

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