5 lip-smacking mug recipes you can make in the microwave under 15 minutes

You can actually use the microwave to whip up some quick delicious dishes instead of only reheating food

If you thought a microwave is just there to re-heat food, you are using it all wrong. There is a lot more your microwave can do, like cooking. The microwave is actually the quickest way to whip up some delicious dishes with the least number of ingredients. So, not to confuse you further, we have listed some mug recipes that you can make in a microwave in less than 15 minutes.

1. Mug Cake
Yes, you can make it in a microwave. You just need to follow these simple steps.
Unsweetened cocoa powder
Coffee powder
Baking soda
Vanilla essence
Chocolate chips

1) Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
2) Grease a microwave-safe mug with oil or butter and sprinkle some flour
3) Pour the batter in and microwave it for 1 to 2 minutes
And here it is. Let it cool and eat

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2. Mug Pizza
What else you want to cook and eat on a lazy Saturday night?
4 tablespoon plain flour
1/8 teaspoon Baking powder
A pinch of baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon oil
Pizza sauce
6 olives
½ teaspoon herbs,
¼ teaspoon oregano
¼ teaspoon chilli flakes

1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a microwave-safe mug, mix well (use a fork)
2. Add milk and oil, mix well
3. Spread pizza sauce evenly and sprinkle cheese
4. Finally, add some olives over it and sprinkle herbs, oregano and chilli flakes
5. Microwave on high for 2 minutes

3. Macaroni N Cheese
Mac’n Cheese in a mug. What else you want?

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1) Put macaroni and water in a microwave-safe mug
2) Microwave it for 8 minutes. But make sure you pause at 5 and 2-minute mark to stir and add more water (if required)
3) Add cheese mixing with the small amount of water, microwave for 2 minutes
4) In case, cheese does not completely melt, put mug back for 30-60 seconds

4. Apple Pie
You are never going to regret making the dish in a mug.
Peanut butter cookies or graham crackers
1 tablespoon butter
1 green apple (cored, peeled, and cut into small chunks)
1 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon-1 teaspoon apple pie spice
Lemon wedge

1) Put cookies in a plastic bag and smash into crumbs
2) Take a mug, add cookie crumbs and mash with fingers
3) Now, place apple chunks into a measuring cup and add flour, powdered sugar, and apple pie spice, stir
4) Squeeze wedge of lemon on top and mix again
5) Microwave measuring cup to soften for 2 minutes and place apple pie filling into crust
6) Top your pie with more cookie crumbs and whipped cream (optional)

5. Omelet in a Mug
This 5-minute breakfast recipe is perfect for a busy day.
2 eggs
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper
1 teaspoon finely chopped chives or green onion
A pinch of salt
Pinch of black pepper

1) Grease a microwave-safe mug with cooking oil
2) Crack eggs into the mug, add milk, and beat with a fork
3) Add grated cheese and red bell pepper and other veggies
4) Sprinkle salt and pepper
5) Mix well with a fork
6) Microwave it for 20 to 30 seconds
7) Stir again
8) Microwave for another 20 to 30 seconds