DIY Recipes

Teacakes to Bake in the Microwave


Have only a few minutes or a tiny-kitchen but want to make a yummy cake for yourself or friends? Make sure after you’ve finished the cake to pop a few coffee mugs with water for 1.5 mins and add your favorite tea to each cup!

Applesauce Cakes

microwavable coffee mugs or similar
non-stick spray or butter
mixing bowl
flour: 1 1/2 cup
baking soda: 1/2 tsp
salt: 1/2 tsp
cinnamon: 1 tsp
cloves: 1/2 tsp
nutmeg: 1/2 tsp
allspice: 1/2 tsp
shortening: 1/2 cup
packed brown sugar: 1 cup
unsweetened applesauce: 1 1/4 cup

Line a 1 1/2 quart glass baking dish with wax paper. Sift flour, baking soda, salt and spices together into bowl. Cream shortening and brown sugar into mixture. add egg and beat thoroughly. Mix well after each addition. Fill greased mugs half-way with batter. Bake in microwave for 10 minutes.


microwavable coffee mugs or similar
non-stick spray or butter
mixing bowl
package of cream cheese: 8 oz
sugar: 1/4 cup
vanilla wafers or cookies
vanilla flavoring: 1/2 tsp

Soften cream cheese. Mix in other ingredients and beat well until smooth. Place vanilla wafer or cookie in microwavable coffee mug or tea cup. Spoon cheese filling on top and microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes until filling is set. This will make 6 cakes. when cool, top with pie filling or piece of fruit.

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  • Reply lindseymck 07/04/2009 at 3:47 am

    So to clarify, you don’t actually make the cheesecake in the coffee mug, but in a paper cup?

  • Reply amberrenee 08/02/2009 at 6:46 pm

    I think the cuter option is definately the mug/tea cup but it’s totally up to you! Paper cups make for fast clean up but extra litter~

  • Reply Raja 10/25/2011 at 5:27 pm

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  • Reply DanieGee 11/06/2011 at 11:21 pm

    I LOVE to cook but dont have an oven so this seems like a perfect idea! Can’t wait to try it out!

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