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    • Cake in a Coffee Mug

      This is a wonderful recipe for single people, college kids, afterschool snacks, etc. They make lovely gifts and are delicious.
      1 cake mix any flavor
      1 ( 4 serving size) instant pudding mix , any flavor

      Blend ingredients well until completely mixed. Measure cup dry mix into sandwich bags, Makes 8-9) & tie it closed using ribbon.

      Flavor Ideas:


      • Lemon cake mix- lemon pudding
      • Yellow cake mix- vanilla pudding
      • Devils food cake mix- chocolate pudding
      • Pineapple cake mix- coconut pudding
      • Butterscotch cake mix- butterscotch pudding



      Glaze mix : In a separate bag combine the following ingredients:

      1/3 cup powdered sugar
      1 tsp dry flavoring

      ( ex. powdered lemonade mix, powdered orange breakfast drink mix, cocoa powder)
      In a large coffee mug place a Cake Mix & a glaze mix and attach a tag with the instructions for cooking. (You can also attach a small wire whisk using raffia or a ribbon, etc).


      To Use:


      Grease or spray coffee mug with cooking spray. Empty Cake Mix into mug and add 1 egg white, 1 T. Oil & 1 T water. Blend with fork until smooth. Place in microwave and cook on high for 2 minutes.

      While cake is cooking add 1 tsp water to glaze mix in baggie. Close and gently rub baggie until glaze is smooth. When cake is done, remove from microwave, cut a small hole in the corner of glaze packet and apply glaze to your mug cake.

      Eat while warm!

      Other options, pull the top half of the cake off, add a scoop of ice cream and a dollop of canned pie filling or hot fudge sauce, etc.


      Other Help Items:
      If you want to make the packets easier for the recipient add a couple teaspoons of Just Whites or any egg replacement powder to each individual packet or Cake "mix". & On directions tag add an additional 1 T water to recipe & omit egg white from recipe.

      For a great, inexpensive gift, grab a new mug from the dollar store, wrap 2-3 mixes in tissue paper and place them in the mug, top with a ribbon!


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      Comments 13 Comments
      1. gburglinda55's Avatar
        gburglinda55 -
        Another version of this cake is to place one dry cake mix in a large ziploc bag. Add a box of angel food cake mix to it. Mix it up. When ready for a personal size cake, use 3 Tbsp mix with 2 Tbsp water. Heat on high in microwave for 1 minute. Put icing, glaze, or whipped topping on top and enjoy!
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        I havent tried that one, do you add the pudding mix too or just the 2 cake mixes?
      1. dfbtwocats's Avatar
        dfbtwocats -
        I've made the angel food recipe mix. I like to top it with some thawed frozen berries and pour on a little heavy whipping cream. The cream tones down the tang from the angel food cake mix a little bit.
      1. sfoster96's Avatar
        sfoster96 -
        Quote Originally Posted by dfbtwocats View Post
        I've made the angel food recipe mix. I like to top it with some thawed frozen berries and pour on a little heavy whipping cream. The cream tones down the tang from the angel food cake mix a little bit.
        Both options sound awesome.....think i ll have to try one of them sunday for my birthday, since our oven is on the fritz....
      1. pansy's Avatar
        pansy -
        This is one of my favorite recipes. I bought inexpensive containers & when cake mixes are on sale for BOGO I stock up. Love strawberry, orange & pineapple & have also red velvet & spice & German chocolate. I just put the regular cake mix & the angel food cake mix in the container & cover & shake well & follow above directions. I sometimes add a few drops of orange or pineapple or lemon extract also to make more intense flavor & mint in a regular chocolate cake mix is awesome & my grand-daughters favorite. They store well & keep a long time unless I have company. I let everyone pick their own flavor!
      1. MaryHMaclean's Avatar
        MaryHMaclean -
        I've tried other version of this I can't wait to try this one, TY!!
      1. bamo72's Avatar
        bamo72 -
        My question is I make all my cakes from scratch. There is even a cake mix I make and keep in a jar for my "Mom I need a cake in 3 hours" as I walk into the door emergency. Can I use this cake mix instead of the boxed?
      1. kmel2u's Avatar
        kmel2u -
        I really like this idea. Gonna have to do this when I need my chocolate fix
      1. lucygoose's Avatar
        lucygoose -
        I melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the mug 1st, then add the other ingredients. I also add the powdered egg whites. I keep a few in my "emergency - it's Monday "stash at work
      1. msjava636's Avatar
        msjava636 -
        They All sound Delish! Looking forward to trying the different ways to make these "Cup-Cakes" LOL. Peace
      1. kmel2u's Avatar
        kmel2u -
        I can't wait to try this especially when I'm craving chocolate.
      1. Bsdemonstrators's Avatar
        Bsdemonstrators -
        Quote Originally Posted by dfbtwocats View Post
        I've made the angel food recipe mix. I like to top it with some thawed frozen berries and pour on a little heavy whipping cream. The cream tones down the tang from the angel food cake mix a little bit.
        This sounds so yummy! I'll definitely have to remember to try this variation.

        Sandi
      1. attheinlet's Avatar
        attheinlet -
        Love all the tips, thanks! I can only afford calorie wise to make these single cakes.


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