Carrot Cake Mug Cake

Carrot Cake Mug Cake – A perfect one-serving dessert that tastes just like a carrot cake! It is a delicious treat that is sure to be a new favorite!

Carrot Mug Cake

It’s time for another mug cake! Currently, this is the fourth I’ve made but only the second I’ve actually posted.  Since this was more of a spring flavor, I pushed this one ahead of the other two! This was by far the best carrot cake I’ve had and it was a SO easy! I will definitely be making this again later this week as I have a really large bag of carrots and no other plans for them currently.

As for toppings, I made a homemade whipped cream to go on top along with a bit of shredded carrots and chopped pecans.  They all worked so well with the mug cake, I highly suggest! I considered making a bit of butter cream frosting for the top but decided whipped cream would be a bit easier since I didn’t have any cream cheese or butter softened.

I’ve been a bit addicted to making mug cakes for lunch, it’s been happening at least 1-2 days a week for about a month.  They are so easy to make and a lot more exciting then a boring grilled cheese sandwich or any of my normal options, I don’t usually get super creative when it comes to lunch so these have been a welcome change!

Looking for more mug cake recipes? Check out my Peanut Butter Mug Cake, Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake, and Snickerdoodle Mug Cake!

Carrot Cake Mug Cake

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Carrot Cake Mug Cake

A perfect one-serving dessert that tastes just like a carrot cake! It is a delicious treat that is sure to be a new favorite!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients

Mug Cake

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 tbsp carrots shredded
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup milk

Toppings

  • Whipped cream
  • Chopped pecans
  • Shredded carrots

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl (or straight inside the mug), combine all ingredients in and stir until there are no lumps.

  2. Microwave for 1-1.5 minutes or until baked through.

  3. Top with whipped cream, chopped pecans, and shredded carrots. (optional)

Carrot Cake in a Mug

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Kristen Chidsey
    April 4, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    What a fun way to serve up Carrot Cake

  • Reply
    Megan @ MegUnprocessed
    April 5, 2017 at 5:08 am

    Mug cakes are so awesome for those late night “I really want cake!” moments

  • Reply
    Whitney Bond
    April 7, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    I like that it’s only one serving so I’m not tempted to eat a whole cake, haha!!

  • Reply
    Margherita Dehn
    September 24, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    Looks very easy & easy to use to use

  • Reply
    Madison Kirkland
    October 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    Very Delicious!!

  • Reply
    Julia
    January 10, 2018 at 5:26 am

    Love the idea of having these for lunch! So easy and I bet they are super delicious.

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