We have been getting our Christmas creative hats on and fancied making a scrummy Christmas pudding but with a twist. So after a little while deliberating over our favourite festive flavours, we decided on a cinnamon mug cake! So easy, all you need is a mug, a microwave and a few ingredients!
We have put together a simple step by step process for you to follow and make to really get you in the winter mood!
4 tbsp of plain flour
3 tsp of granulated white sugar
1/4 tsp of baking powder
1/4 tsp of cinnamon
1/16 tsp of nutmeg
3 tbsp of milk
1/2 tbsp of vegetable oil
1 1/2 tbsp of brown sugar
1 tbsp of butter
1 tbsp of soft cheese
4 tbsp of icing sugar
Combine the flour, white sugar, baking powder 1/2 the cinnamon, nutmeg, milk and oil into a bowl and whisk well. (If you lose your whisk like we did, a fork will work just as well!)
In a separate bowl, combine the brown sugar, the rest of the cinnamon and 1/2 the butter and microwave for around 25 seconds until the butter melts.
Mix the second mixture with the first mixture and pour into a microwave safe mug for around 2 minutes or until the top springs back when you touch it. Leave this to cool.
Whilst the cake is cooling you have time to make the frosting for the top. In a bowl mix the rest of the butter, cream cheese and icing sugar and whisk until you have a nice frosting.
Pour the frosting onto your mug cake and for a nice decorative touch sprinkle with a bit of cinnamon.
It really is as simple as that and tastes just delightful! This recipe makes around 2 servings or 1 if you have a big mug like us! If you are making them for the family just double the ingredients and then everyone can enjoy!