Author(s): Lene Knudsen; Richard Boutin (Photographer)
Satisfy that sweet craving as soon as it strikes with Mug Cakes - over 30 recipes for quick and delicious cakes that require minimal effort and time. Mix a simple batter in a mug with a fork, using whatever ingredients you have in your pantry, microwave for a few minutes, and zap You have a heavenly cake to indulge in all by yourself.
Mug Cakes shares seriously basic recipes such as vanilla or lemon cake, alongside favorites like carrot cake, chocolate fondant, and salted caramel. There are also recipes for more adventurous flavor combinations such as green tea with raspberries, blueberry and ricotta, or peanut butter and sesame, and recipes that push your mug-cake-making skills to the max - try marble mug cake or financier mug cake with red fruits.
Ideal for one (or maybe two if you're feeling friendly), these cakes are perfect for when you're low on ingredients or don't want the effort of making a large cake that takes an hour to cook. When you're looking for a quick treat - in front of the TV, for kids after school, or for an impromptu dessert - Mug Cakes will have you sorted. With a cute design and photographs to show you that these cakes really do turn out looking scrumptious, all you need is five minutes to spare, a microwave, and a serious cake craving
Lene Knudsen trained in fashion and began her career as a fashion illustrator. She has had a passion for baking since she can remember, and one day the desire to make cakes became too strong for her to continue working in an office. She knocked on the door of the legendary Rose Bakery in Paris to learn the tricks of the trade and hasn't looked back since.