Lazy Food: Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Mug Cake

This is so perfect if you're craving dessert or something sweet after dinner, it's quick and easy, and little to no mess either. I've made this a few times, and it's delicious!

Lazy Food: Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Ingredients:

3 tbsp peanut butter (I reckon it works even better with the nutty ones, but either is fine)

1 tbsp and a pinch of granulated white sugar
1 large egg


Directions:

Whisk all ingredients into an oversized mug until batter is smooth and egg is fully whisked in. Microwave for about 1 minute (I did mine for 1:10 and it was perfect). Also, keep your eye on the mug in the microwave in case it does overflow, in which you just stop the microwave for a few seconds, let the batter sink back down, and then let it continue cooking.

Let cake cool a few minutes before eating.


I've done this a few times now, and I can recommend a few topping options:

- Whipped cream and more chopped nuts

- Chocolate sauce

- Ice cream

Or alternatively.... you can have all of them ;P

I got this recipe from Kirby's Cravings, she has heaps of mug cake recipes among other things, I'd recommend you check her out and bookmark her page.

I hope you enjoy this, and let me know how it goes if you try it!


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  • What other thing instead of peanut butter would work good with this?
    I like the idea, and though I like peanut butter, I'm 99% sure I wouldn't like this xD

    Are you gonna write more Takes about "Lazy Food"? You should make it a thing :P

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    • I have no idea tbh ahah, I better get experimenting.
      And omg I so should! :P thanks for the idea xD

  • What is it with you ameriyanks and your peanuttbutter? I dunno if I should be glad or sad that it didn't spread around the world like your other food - because either I'm missing out or there's perhaps a good reason Europe has said "no thanks."

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  • Is it really that simple? Like a Peanut Butter Custard?

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    • Nothing like custard, and yeah it's really that simple.

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    • Thanks for sharing!! I needed something new for Thanksgiving dessert!!

    • Welcome aha

  • The complicated way is making a creme brûlée. Man it was to die for! Great take!

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  • This looks tasteh.
    @this_is_my_username
    I bet you could use nutella and a starbucks cup, seems more up your alley than peanutbutter.

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  • Cook your favorite things and eat well.

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  • I beg to differ bread and anything runnier than bread to dip it in is the laziest food.

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  • I take it you like "baked goods"? I'll have to try that one of these days.

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    • I love baking <3
      You should try it!

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    • Ahaha nah I'm more of the 'strong and independant' type, but I guess I'm a mix of both.
      I wrote a take about what I want to be as a future wife if that's what you're referring to?

    • Yes. That's it

  • Looks good. YUMMO !

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  • Do they have a mug recipe for Apple crisp
    Because damn I really want some

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  • but how does it taste like?

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  • Sucks I'm allergic. I'll replace peanut butter with soy butter xD

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  • That doesn't sound like something that would be healthy for me.

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    • I think @Luci92 is trying to kill me with this. It looks so good, but it probably would land me in the hospital. Why do you have to taunt me?

    • Ahaha I'm a tease what can I say :P

    • Why do you have to be a tease? It is so mean.
      *thinks of a way to get back at luci92* *comes up with nothing and gives up*

  • I just made it and it tasted so plain 😂

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  • Great!Dessert time.

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