When You're On Wheels, Mug Meals

July 12, 2019

When You're On Wheels, Mug Meals

Meals in mugs are all the rave right now! Especially when your kitchen space is limited, you have a family needing to be entertained, ready to get their hands dirty or you are short on time. Flipping your favorite recipes into mug meals will be your new go-to. Get creative in your space this camping season and get your family involved too! So for your next adventure, try some of our favorite recipes.



  • Blueberry Mugfin
    •  Ingredients
      • 4 tbsp. all-purpose flour  
      • ¼ tsp. baking powder
      • 2 ½ tsp. sugar
      • 3 tbsp. milk of choice
      • ½ tbsp. oil of choice
      • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
      • 6-10 blueberries (depending on preference).
    • Directions:
      • Combine all ingredients but blueberries in mug and mix until smooth.
      • Stir in blueberries to batter. (Note: if you don’t stir into batter, they might burst open in your microwave).
      • Microwave for 1 minute.
      • If cake is not to your liking, continue heating in increments of 15 seconds.
      • Let cake cool for a few minutes before eating and enjoy!
  • French Toast in a Mug
    •  Ingredients:
      • 1 or 2 slices of bread (depending on size of mug)
      • 1 tbsp. butter or personal cooking alternative
      • 1 egg
      • 3 tbsp. milk of choice
      • Dash of cinnamon
      • Drop of vanilla extract
    • Directions:
      • Cube bread
      • Melt butter in cup for a few seconds in your microwave, move around cup to cover walls of mug and add cubed bread.
      • In a separate cup, combine and stir egg, milk, cinnamon and vanilla.
      • Pour liquid over bread while allowing all bread to be soaked.
      • Microwave for one minute and then increments of ten seconds until cooked to your liking.
      • Add syrup if desired and enjoy!



  • Pizza in a Mug
    • Ingredients:
      • 4 tbsp. all-purpose flour
      • 1/8 tsp. baking powder
      • 1/16 tsp. baking soda
      • 1/8 tsp. salt
      • 3 tbsp. milk of choice
      • 1 tbsp. olive oil
      • 1 tbsp. marinara sauce
      • 1 tbsp. mozzarella cheese, shredded
      • 5 mini pepperoni
      • ½ tsp dried basil or oregano
    • Directions:
      • Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in mug.
      • Add milk, oil, and mix.
      • Spoon the marinara sauce and spread on batter surface.
      • Sprinkle on cheese, pepperoni and dried herbs.
      • Microwave for 1 minute and 10 seconds – 1 minute and 20 seconds depending on watts) or until mixture rises up and toppings begin to bubble.
      • Remove, let sit for a minute and enjoy!
  • Bacon Cheddar Cheese Burger in a Mug
    • Ingredients:
      • 1 ½ lb. hamburger patty
      • 1 slice of bacon
      • 1 slide of cheese of choice
      • Toppings of choice: ketchup, mustard, pickles, lettuce, tomato, onion, etc.
    • Directions:
      • Nestle burger patty in bottom of mug.
      • Microwave for 3 minutes or until the middle is cooked all the way through.
      • Drain any excess fat/liquid.
      • Lay cheese and bacon on top of your burger along with your favorite toppings and condiments.
      • Enjoy!


  • Cookies and Cream Cake in a Mug
    • Ingredients:
      • ¼ cup white chocolate chips
      • 3 tbsp. milk of choice
      • 4 tbsp. all-purpose flour
      • ¼ tsp. baking powder
      • ½ tbsp. oil of choice
      • 2 Oreo cookies
    • Directions:
      • Combine white chocolate chips and milk in your mug. Microwave for 30 seconds, mix until completely melted.
        • If after 30 seconds the chocolate is not melted, microwave in 10-second intervals to refrain from burning.
      • Add flour, baking powder and oi
        l and whisk until batter is smooth.
      • Using a fork, smash Oreos until small chunks and mix into batter.
      • Cook in microwave for 1 minute.
      • Let cool for 2-3 minutes and enjoy!
  • Apple Pie in a Mug
    • Ingredients:
      • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
      • ¼ cup sugar
      • ½ tsp. baking powder
      • ½ tsp. cinnamon
      • ½ cup milk of choice
      • 4 tbsp. butter, melted
      • 1 tsp vanilla extract
      • ½ cup apple pie filling
      • Optional toppings: whipped cream, ice cream, etc.
    • Directions:
      • In a small bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon together.
      • Add in milk, butter and vanilla and mix well in between each addition.
      • Add several spoons of batter to each mug and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and add a scoop of apple pie filling
      • Alternate layers and end with cinnamon sugar.
      • Microwave for 1 ½ - 2 minutes for one mug or 2-3 minutes for two mugs.
      • Let cool for 2-3 minutes, add optional toppings and enjoy!


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For Your Dogs

  • Pupcake in a Mug
    • Ingredients:
      • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
      • 4 tbsp. wheat flour
      • ½ tsp. baking powder
      • 4 tbsp. water
      • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
      • 2 tbsp. plain Greek yogurt
      • 1 tbsp. peanut butter
      • Optional: dry dog food
    • Directions:
      • Microwave peanut butter in bowl for 30 seconds or until it begins to melt.
      • Add flour, baking powder, water and vanilla extract to bowl and stir until combined.
      • Transfer the dough to a greased mug.
      • Microwave for 90 seconds.
      • Mix your frosting:
        • Combine Greek yogurt and peanut butter in a separate dish.
      • Frost while still warm, top with dry dog food (optional) and enjoy!

Disclaimer: information provided in these recipes supplied through online content.

No matter where you travel, whom you are with, as long as you have mugs around, you will never go hungry again.

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