We have found a love for microwave mug cake recipes! They are simple and amazing. I also love that they are single servings and use very limited ingredients.
This carrot cake is perfect for Easter or any other day of the week. Just grab a mug and these few ingredients and you’re ready to make cake!
- 2 T vegetable oil
- 1 egg
- 1 T milk
- 1 t vanilla
- 3 T light brown sugar
- 4 T all purpose flour
- 1/4 t baking powder
- 1/4 t cinnamon
- 1/4 t nutmeg, plus additional for sprinkling on top
- 2 T grated carrot
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 T raisins, optional
- 1/2 T chopped pecans and then a small handful as well for topping
- heaping spoonful of Cool Whip
Gather up your ingredients.
In the mug add the oil, eff, milk, vanilla and sugar.
Use a whisk to mix well until well combine.
Add in the flour, baking powder, salt and spices and whisk until all lumps are gone.
Fold in the shredded carrot, the pecans and the raisins.
Pop it in the microwave for 2 and a half minutes in a 600W microwave. If your wattage is different adjust cook time accordingly.
Take it out and let it cool 100%.
Once cool, add the heaping spoonful of the Cool Whip.
Sprinkle with nutmeg.
Sprinkle with more of the chopped pecans.
This is so yummy and perfect for any after dinner sweet craving.
Looking for more easy recipes for busy families? I have got you covered!
Also, try our Strawberry Mug Cake as well. So delish!