You’ve got the microwave, and we’ve got the desserts. But hey, we have 21 ideas here for dessert recipes to make in the microwave!
You might think it is a little weird to make Microwave Desserts.
We mean, why use the microwave when you’ve got a perfect oven?
And yes—we get it.
We totally get it.
Ovens are for more than just making pizza rolls.
They’re for roasting vegetables and baking pies and brownies and cookies and stuff.
But hear us out: there are some things that you can only make in a microwave.
We have a Microwave Blueberry Banana Muffin In A Mug for you to try and a Skinny Single-Serving Snickerdoodle Mug Cake if you’re adventurous.
And who could forget about Choco Chip Cookie In A Mug or Microwave S’mores!
The secret to microwave cooking is just one thing: imagine it, then do it!
But remember to be creative with the flavors—it is always fun to experiment and see what tastes good together.
And if you fail on the first try, just nuke it again to see what happens next!
So, if you love these kinds of dessert recipes, keep reading for 21 of them!
But wait till you see #19; it is the ultimate microwave dessert bomb!
It’ll make your mouth water before you can even make it to the kitchen.
If you’ve got a pecan pie that needs eating but has empty space left to eat it with, we’ve got the perfect solution.
You can try making this Pecan Pie Mug Cake recipe!
This little bit of deliciousness is really easy to make in the microwave.
And it’ll surely add the perfect amount of sweetness to bring your meal to the next level!
What is better than a slice of red velvet cake?
How about a perfectly microwaveable one?
Yes, you read that right.
This recipe is a perfect, single-serving Red Velvet Mug Cake that you can make in the microwave with just two tablespoons of ingredients.
And the great thing is, it actually tastes like a slice of red velvet cake (although it is eggless)!
This Chocolate Mug Cake is everything you’ve ever wanted in a quick snack or dessert.
The only thing you need is a big mug and a microwave.
Plus, the ingredients are just what you’d find in any store-bought cake mix: flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt…the only thing missing is an extra egg.
Chocolate-Cover Microwave Caramels, also known as the best caramels you’ll ever try, are the best way to make anyone you give them feel like a rock star.
These caramels can melt in your mouth with their buttery smooth texture and delicious vanilla flavor.
And they’re so good affordable; you can put them up against fancy candy shop caramels.
These Oreo Mug Cakes taste just like a decadent chocolate cake, but they can be ready in just a few minutes.
Make it as a late-night snack after a long day.
Or make it to wake up your tastebuds at breakfast.
Just make it because you really can.
Are you looking for the easiest fudge recipe ever?
This easy Rocky Road Fudge is your answer!
Every bite of this soft chocolate fudge is filled with chunky nuts and marshmallow bits.
And it is quick to make, too.
This one-minute mug cookie is an explosion of chocolate and vanilla to satisfy any sweet tooth.
It is so good that you find it hard to believe.
And even though it sounds like cheating, who cares?
You deserve this.
The best part is that it has basically zero prep time and can be in your mouth in less than 2 minutes.
S’mores are amazing!
They’re fluffy, chocolatey, and toasty all at once.
But sometimes, you just have very little time to set up a fire pit and roast your own marshmallows.
That’s where the microwave comes in.
It is the perfect tool for when you want the taste of a campfire without starting one.
10. Peanut Brittle
Peanut Brittle is one of the easiest things to make, and this one is the fastest!
Plus, it’s delicious for a microwave recipe.
Try this one out, and tell your friends about it, too!
This recipe is different from the authentic black forest cake.
But it is a delicious mug cake that definitely has some German vibes: chocolate, cherries, and whipped cream.
Bonus: It’s the perfect size to satisfy your sweet craving without leaving you feeling over-full.
Who says you have to share?
This mug cake is (almost!) too good to share.
It is like a snickerdoodle cookie—but better!
Because it is single-serve, of course.
Plus, this skinny mug cake is made with wheat flour, greek yogurt, and a dash of cinnamon for a delicious and nourishing dessert treat that you can make in just minutes.
Rice Krispie treats are just some of the best foods out there!
They’re easy to make, delicious, and can be made in the microwave.
Just pop a few marshmallows and some Rice Krispies into a bowl, microwave them for a minute or so, and there you: instant gratification!
This Butterscotch Chips Pudding recipe is the answer if you have sudden sweet cravings.
It is also a good choice to avoid making a big mess in the kitchen.
So next time you find yourself feeling impatient for dessert, remember that butterscotch chips pudding is always there to save the day.
This classic Fantasy Fudge recipe is so easy to make that you’ll wonder why you ever bothered with store-bought fudge again.
It is a rich, creamy, chocolatey fudge studded with nuts and totally addictive.
Trust us; you’ll be hooked for life once you make this fudge!
Make a cheesecake in a mug with this easy 3-minute microwave cheesecake recipe.
It is rich and creamy and has a buttery graham cracker crust.
And it is the perfect single-serving portion, making it ideal for last-minute hosting!
Simply microwave the ingredients together in a mug, let it cool, and enjoy!
Have cravings all time?
That’s fine because you can enjoy this Apple Crumble Mug Cake any time of the year.
It is easy to make and only takes 15 minutes from start to finish.
Plus, it’s packed with all the flavors of fall: sweet apples, warm spices, and, of course, vanilla ice cream!
If you want a simple and quick dessert, a Microwave Peach Cobbler is a way to do it.
Simply combine fresh or frozen peaches with sugar, quick oats, and butter, then top with simple ice cream or whipped cream.
The cobbler also cooks in the microwave in just a few minutes, creating a warm and bubbly treat perfect for any occasion.
We bet you love the smell of fresh baked goods wafting through your house.
And that’s how this Microwave Blueberry Banana Muffin In A Mug comes in handy!
It takes about five minutes to prepare and serve, and it’s just as delicious as any muffin you’d get from a bakery.
Plus, it’s a lot tastier than most store-bought muffins.
So next time you’re craving something sweet, give this recipe a try!
Make this Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake when you want something sweet and creamy, but prefer to have a small bite instead of the whole cake.
If you have some simple pantry items, you can easily make a batch of this mug cake in a few minutes.
Cook it in the microwave for a minute, and you’ll be surprised to find a cake that is both moist and fluffy and has a lot of peanut butter flavor!
21. Pumpkin Mug Cake
If you’re that type of person who loves pumpkin spice everything, this Pumpkin Mug Cake recipe is for you.
This recipe is so simple that you’ll be able to fill your stomach right away.
The mug cake can also be made in the microwave, making cleanup a breeze.
So, go ahead and indulge in those pumpkin spice cravings!
The bottom line
Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert to make in the microwave or just want some inspiration for something new to try, we’ve got you covered.
And we also hope that this roundup of decadent microwave desserts has given you what you need.
From caramel treats to a blueberry banana muffin in a mug, there’s definitely something here for everyone.
So what are you waiting for?
Go and get baking with these microwave dessert recipes!
- Pecan Pie Mug Cake
- Red Velvet Cookie In A Cup
- Chocolate Mug Cake
- Chocolate-Cover Microwave Caramels
- Oreo Mug Cakes
- Rocky Road Fudge
- Banana Mug Cake
- Choco Chip Cookie In A Mug
- Microwave S’mores
- Peanut Brittle
- 3-2-1 Black Forest Cake In A Mug
- Skinny Single-Serving Snickerdoodle Mug Cake
- Microwave Rice Krispie Treats
- Butterscotch Chips Pudding
- Microwave Fantasy Fudge
- Microwave Cheesecake
- Apple Crumble Mug Cake
- Microwave Peach Cobbler
- Microwave Blueberry Banana Muffin In A Mug
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake
- Pumpkin Mug Cake
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