Vanilla Custard Mug Cake

Vanilla Custard Mug Cake

Learn how to make this 2 minute vanilla custard mug cake with this super quick and easy recipe! You can make these at home, with no oven! All you need is a microwave, your favourite mug and a few ingredients :)


1/4 cup (40g) self-raising flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp caster sugar
2 tbsp milk
25g melted butter, cooled
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp jam
1/4 cup (60g) vanilla custard + extra for serving


In a small bowl, add the flour and baking powder and whisk to combine. In a small jug, add the milk, butter, egg, sugar, vanilla and whisk to combine. Gradually whisk in the flour mixture until combined. Pour two thirds of the batter into a large microwave safe mug. Spoon or drizzle the custard on top of the batter, then top with the rest of the batter. Microwave on high for approximately 90 seconds or until the cake has risen and springs back when you touch it in the centre. Spoon on warm jam, and serve with extra custard.

Download the full recipe here.