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Best Vegan Mug Cake Recipes

by Fabian Jackson

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We love spending our time in the kitchen knocking together vegan bakes and the result is always worth it. But sometimes we really want the cake but don’t have hours to dedicate. Enter our favourite vegan mug cake recipes.

Mug cakes can be ready in a matter of minutes with virtually no washing up, making it a surprise that normal-sized baking still exists sometimes.

Our favourite chocolatey vegan mug cake recipes 

Here are some irresistible chocolatey recipes for when you need some rich, cakey goodness pronto:

Chocolate vegan mug cake

This recipe from Nora Cooks for a simple chocolate vegan mug cake yields exactly the results you’d hope for. Soft, rich and moist (sorry, but it is) sponge cake. 

brownie mug cake

Photo credits: Nora Cooks

Vegan brownie in a mug

Been wishing for a gooey and fudgy vegan brownie in a mug? Well, consider your wish granted with this recipe from The Conscious Plant Kitchen

vegan brownie mug cake

Photo credits: The Conscious Plant Kitchen

Vegan chocolate chip cookie mug cake 

We’re so into this chocolate chip cookie-mug cake combo recipe from Plant-Based RD Blog. It combines all the best qualities of a chewy cookie with the added time bonus of taking a matter of minutes to prepare. 

vegan cookie mug cake

Photo credits: Plant-Based RD Blog

More vegan mug cake inspiration

Step away from the chocolate for a minute and forget about all your baking equipment with these tasty plant-based recipes.  

Cinnamon roll vegan mug cake

Surrender into the warming spices of this vegan cinnamon roll in a mug recipe from A Virtual Vegan. Make it for your friends (if you’re feeling especially generous) and they won’t believe you made it in a mug!

Cinnamon roll mug cake

Photo credits: A Virtual Vegan

Vegan peanut butter mug cake 

Dig your spoon into this indulgent peanut butter-rich vegan mug cake from Kitchen Treaty. It’s the perfect antidote to an unexpected sugar craving.

peanut butter mug cake

Photo credits: Kitchen Treaty

Vanilla vegan mug cake

Sometimes the simplest things in life are enough, and this vanilla mug cake recipe from The Conscious Plant Kitchen is one of these examples. Enjoy it with your favourite jam and a cup of tea.

vanilla mug cake

Photo credits: The Conscious Plant Kitchen

Let us know which of these mug cakes you end up making to ease your sweet tooth!


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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