Who wouldn’t want a delicious and moist Carrot Mug Cake ready in just 5 minutes? Count me in! I can’t believe how tasty this cake is, and that cream cheese frosting is absolutely irresistible.
5 Minute Carrot Mug Cake
**Carrot Mug Cake:**
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1.5 tablespoons oil
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- ⅓ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup freshly grated carrots
**Cream Cheese Frosting:**
- 1 tablespoon cream cheese at room temperature
- 1 tablespoon heavy cream
- 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
- In a microwave-safe mug (about 10-12oz), combine milk, oil, and vanilla. Whisk them together.
- Sift in the all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Mix with a spoon or fork until everything is well combined.
- Add the freshly grated carrots and mix until they are evenly distributed.
- Microwave the mixture for about 60-90 seconds until the cake is fully cooked. Keep an eye on it, as cooking times can vary.
- Let the cake cool for around 15 minutes.
- While the cake is cooling, prepare the cream cheese frosting by mixing cream cheese, heavy cream, and powdered sugar until creamy.
- Once the cake is cooled, cover it with the luscious cream cheese frosting.
- Serve and enjoy your quick and delightful Carrot Mug Cake!
Quick tip: Check the cake for doneness around the 60-second mark and adjust accordingly. Don’t leave long gaps between microwaving to avoid deflating the cake and making it dense. Happy baking!