Need a quick cake fix, but don't want to spend a lot of time? Then this apple mug cake is perfect for you. It's super easy — all you need is a blender, a microwave, and your favorite microwave-sage mug. This cake would be an awesome use of fresh-picked apples or an accompaniment to a warm glass of apple cider.

Cinnamon Apple Mug Cake [Vegan]





For the Wet Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon non-dairy milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Dry Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

For Topping:

  • Confectioner's sugar


  1. Deseed the apple and cut chop finely. Add half of the chopped apple and all other wet ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients and then mix in the wet ingredients and the other half chopped apple pieces.
  3. Pour mixture into a cup or mug and heat up in the microwave. Start by microwaving for 1 minute, check on the cake, and then add 15-second increments as necessary.
  4. When done, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar and cinnamon.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 365 | Total Carbs: 67 g | Total Fat: 14 g | Total Protein: 2 g | Total Sodium: 147 g | Total Sugar: 36 g Not including confectioner's sugar. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.