Microwave Cinnamon Bun In a Mug

Microwave cinnamon bun in a mug


If you’ve got the munchies and you need a super quick sugar boost then our Microwave Cinnamon Bun in a Mug is for you. “Bun in a Mug” is the latest craze taking the world by storm! Or so they say. It’s a fun way to bake a mini cake and is done quicker than you can boil the kettle to make a cup of tea to drink with it..


You’ll Need

A mug, cup or something similarly sized and shaped.
2 Tbsp of Golden Syrup or maple syrup
1 Tbsp of milk
1/4 Tbsp vanilla essence
1/4 cup of self raising flour
2 Tbsp of brown sugar
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
A dash of nutmeg
Tiny pinch of salt



  1. Add all of the ingredients to the mug
  2. Mix and whisk together with a fork until smooth
  3. Put the mug in the microwave on full power for 1 minute and 15 seconds


To Serve

You can eat your Microwave Cinnamon Bun in a Mug warm or after cooling directly from the same mug you baked it in. Have it with a cup of tea or coffee to help start your morning.


Chef’s Video


Microwave Cinnamon Bun In a Mug Tips

Why not try adding a sprinkling of dried fruit such as raisins, currants, sultanas or glacé cherries to the mix before baking to give your Microwave Cinnamon Bun In a Mug that fruity feeling.

If it’s that special someone’s birthday, show ’em you care by dusting your bun with icing sugar sticking a candle it. You can go all out and sprinkle some 100’s and 1000’s on it and serve it alongside their breakfast in bed. They’ll love you for life!

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