I just love microwave desserts made in a mug. You can make just one serving, so you won’t be tempted with any extra laying around. And, it takes no time at all.  It’s the perfect movie date night snack at home.  

Looking for a single serving dessert? Check out these delicious 25 desserts you can make in the microwave in a single serving!

No waiting 30 minutes or an hour for something to bake in the oven. Or maybe you dont have an oven? These microwave desserts are ready in about 2 minutes, maybe 5 minutes, and ready to eat. The clean up is so easy because it’s all made right in the mug.

Scroll on down to check out these 25 Microwave Desserts and find the perfect one to fix your cravings.  You probably have all the ingredients right at home.  

If you live in a dorm where all you have a microwave, these are the perfect single-serving treats.  Chocolate Cake in the microwave? Yes please!  There’s even a Peach Cobbler on the list you can make right in the microwave! Doesn’t that sound delicious?

There’s something for everyone on this list from keto-friendly to gluten free and egg free.  

25 Microwave Desserts

Craving something sweet but just want to make a single serving? Check out these 28 delectable and delicious desserts you can make in the microwave in just a couple of minutes.
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Chocolate Mug Cake

Chocolate Mug Cake

Now here is an idea for when you don't have time to bake but you still need some tasty treats ASAP. It will actually take you longer to read this recipe than to make it! And that sounds like a win-win to me!

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Easy Mug French Toast

Easy Mug French Toast

Mug French Toast has all that you love about french toast but conveniently cooked right in a mug for a single serving!

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Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug

Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug

A single serve, Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug for those times when you are craving a warm gooey, freshly baked cookie, but don’t want to bake an entire batch. You can quite literally go from zero to cookie in minutes!

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One Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug

One Minute Coffee Cake in a Mug

This Coffee Cake in a Mug is so easy to make and takes only a minute in the microwave. Quickest breakfast ever, and conveniently in a mug!

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Bailey's Nutella Mug Cake

Bailey's Nutella Mug Cake

Ready in less than 3 minutes, this Bailey's Nutella Mug Cake is a fudgy, yet fluffy chocolate cake for one that is drizzled with a simple Irish cream glaze.

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All Natural Funfetti Mug Cake (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Allergy-Free)

All Natural Funfetti Mug Cake (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Allergy-Free)

A single-serve All Natural Funfetti Mug Cake that’s gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free! Perfect for a quick holiday or birthday treat for one. It’s the quickest dessert recipe baked right in the microwave!

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Raspberry Mug Cake

Raspberry Mug Cake

Tart and sweet raspberries combine with omega-3 packed flax and lovely vanilla to create one taste bud pleasing breakfast. This raspberry mug cake is cooked in 90 seconds, is gluten-free, vegan, and refined sugar-free!

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3-2-1 Boston Cream Pie Mug Cake

3-2-1 Boston Cream Pie Mug Cake

I turned Boston Cream Pie into a completely mailable box of ingredients for 3-2-1 Boston Cream Pie Mug Cake. You will be amazed at how close this magic microwave delight is to the “real thing”!

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Healthy single serving banana bread (gluten-free!) - The Curious Frugal

Healthy single serving banana bread (gluten-free!) - The Curious Frugal

This healthy single serving banana bread is gluten-free and high in protein, AND it only takes 90 seconds in the microwave…what are you waiting for?!

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Pumpkin Nutella Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

Pumpkin Nutella Microwave Mug Cake Recipe

Celebrate fall with this easy Pumpkin Nutella Microwave Mug Cake recipe! This fall recipe creates a single-serving dessert made with pumpkin puree, Nutella hazelnut spread, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and basic kitchen staples. This recipe is perfect for late-night cravings and college students.

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Easy King Cake Recipe for One

Easy King Cake Recipe for One

Want King Cake, but don’t want the whole cake? This insanely easy King Cake Recipe for One is the perfect portion and it will have you celebrating Mardi Gras in no time!

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Healthy chocolate mug cake recipe

Healthy chocolate mug cake recipe

It’s a given that chocolate should be eaten for breakfast. This chocolate mug cake recipe is a healthy way to get your chocolate in, first thing!

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chocolate peanut butter protein mug cake

Looking for a delicious sweet treat that won’t break the calorie bank? This Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Mug Cake has just 173 calories per serving and 12 grams of protein!

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Guilt-Free Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

Guilt-Free Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

This Guilt-Free Snickerdoodle Mug Cake is a comforting, low calorie, perfectly portioned for one microwave dessert!

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Piña Colada Mug Cake - The Monday Box

Piña Colada Mug Cake - The Monday Box

I offer you a cup of instant sunshine in the form of a Piña Colada Mug Cake. Imagine fluffy vanilla cake speckled with shredded coconut and juicy bits of pineapple.

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3-2-1 Peach Cobbler - The Monday Box

3-2-1 Peach Cobbler - The Monday Box

When summer temperatures make turning on the oven unappealing, 3- 2-1 Peach Cobbler, cooked in just one minute in the microwave, offers all the peachy pleasures of summer without the heat!

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Keto Chocolate Mug Cake (2 Minute Recipe!)

Keto Chocolate Mug Cake (2 Minute Recipe!)

This delicious low-carb chocolate mug cake is one of the quickest keto desserts you can make. And get this: it only takes one bowl and less than 60 seconds in the microwave!

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Unicorn Mug Cake

Unicorn Mug Cake

Do you ever just want a piece of cake, but who wants to go to the trouble of making an entire cake? It takes too long and buying one can be pretty expensive. That’s why microwave mug cakes are so perfect. Cake in about 3 minutes to hit that sweet spot.

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Raspberry Lemon Mug Cake

Raspberry Lemon Mug Cake

A Raspberry Lemon Mug Cake, hot out of the microwave and topped with whipped topping, lemon curd and fresh raspberries, will show mom just how much you love and appreciate her.

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Microwave Mug Brownie

Microwave Mug Brownie

A moist and fudgy chocolate brownie loaded with rich chocolate chunks. Made in your microwave and ready in less than 5 minutes. This microwave mug brownies is perfect for that gotta have it NOW chocolate craving!

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No Egg Chocolate Mug Cake for Two

No Egg Chocolate Mug Cake for Two

Craving some chocolate? This No Egg Chocolate Mug Cake will hit the spot!

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Banana Chocolate Chip Minute Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Minute Muffins

This Banana Chocolate Chip Minute Muffin will hit all the right taste buds. Whether it’s for a quick breakfast or for an afternoon snack, this recipe will satisfy a sweet tooth and fill a hungry belly without the guilt involved. This recipe is easy enough that big kids can even make it themselves with little effort. It’s a much better choice than store-bought banana muffins and doesn’t involve making an entire batch. Just a single serving that can be cooked using your microwave in exactly ONE minute!

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Strawberry Sweet Roll Vegan Mug Cake

Strawberry Sweet Roll Vegan Mug Cake

This Strawberry Sweet Roll Vegan Mug Cake is quick, easy, super soft and squidgy and stuffed to bursting with sweet, juicy strawberries. Then for extra decadence, it’s drizzled in super simple, free flowing, thick, sweet frosting!

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Pumpkin Cornbread Mug Cake

Pumpkin Cornbread Mug Cake

The easiest cornbread for one, with a twist! A Pumpkin Cornbread Mug Cake recipe made easily in the microwave, gluten-free, and vegan! This healthy little treat can be served for breakfast, a snack, or even dessert!

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Easy and Quick Fudgy Mocha Mug Cake

Easy and Quick Fudgy Mocha Mug Cake

This mug cake is not only quick and easy, but it’s super moist and indulgent. What makes this recipe special is the combination of chocolate chips and coffee in the bottom of the mug. Once microwaved, this turns into a velvety, fudgy sauce that mixes perfectly with the mocha cake on top.

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Did you find a favorite dessert to try? I’m about to make some Banana Bread with Nutella in the microwave.  Look for that recipe soon.

Just Microwave It!

You can make so many things in the microwave, not just dessert. We have recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert.  Did you know all the recipes on this blog are made in the microwave?