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Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Succumb to the lure of the microwaved peanut butter mug make. There’s something very satisfying about piling the ingredients in a mug and watching a steaming peanut butter cake rise up in a few minutes.

  • 1tbs peanut butter
  • 1tbs softened butter
  • 1½ tbs brown sugar
  • 2 ½ tbs self rising flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • A dash of milk


  1. Place butter and peanut butter in a microwave-safe mug. Microwave until butter and peanut butter are melted, about 30 seconds.
  2. Mix in the sugar, egg and vanilla extract to butter mixture. Stir flour into mixture until combined adding the milk to slacken the mixture if required.
  3. Cook in the microwave on the highest setting until the cake has risen and  fully set. This should take 2 to 4 minutes.
  4. Serve with your own choice of sauce or more peanut butter