Easy Orange Mug Cake

Quick and Easy Orange Mug Cake In One Minute

Hello! Yesterday was Mattias’ birthday and I thought I’d surprise him with a little song as well as a scrumptious Orange Mug Cake.

Mug cakes are super easy and quick to make and there’s so many tasty recipes online! All you need is a few baking essentials, a cute mug and a microwave.

Easy Orange Mug Cake Recipe

(Makes 1 Mug Cake)

Let's start with the cake batter


  • 3 Tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • A ash of vanilla extract
  • 3 Teaspoons Orange Juice
  • 2 Teaspoons Light Cream
  • 4 Tablespoons Plain Flour
  • 3 Tablespoons Almond Meal
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 30g Melted Butter
  • Chocolate Chips


  1. Put all the ingredients in a mug and beat one by one
  2. Put it in your microwave and heat it for 1 minute 50 seconds.
  3. That’s it.

Top it off with icing


  • 4 Tablespoons Icing Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Orange Zest
  • Thin Grated Orange Peel Strips


  1. Mix the icing sugar, water and orange zest until you get a sticky paste
  2. Smother your tasty icing on top of your mug cake
  3. Sprinkle some strips of orange peel for a tangy aesthetic!


A Yummy and Easy Orange Mug Cake in 1 Minute!

It’s pretty damn easy to make mug cakes, I must say. It’s quick and efficient and you have a tasty treat in a matter of minutes.

If you do end up making your own Orange Mug Cake using this recipe, Iโ€™d love to have a look! Tag me in your photos on Instagram @TheLeonieSii.ย 

Leonie xo

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