Quick microwave desserts for one are a godsent. They are easy to throw together and bake in the microwave in less than 10 minutes. They also use a lot fewer ingredients than a regular large batch dessert made in the oven. Here you will find some fan-favorite microwave desserts for one!
What is are microwave desserts for one?
A microwave dessert as the title suggests is a dessert that is made in the microwave for one person. There are so many things that you can make in the microwave and I will be showing you all these things in this post.
What ingredients do you need for microwave desserts for one?
This is a tricky question, but you will need simple ingredients that would be used for the regular recipes. For example, if we’re talking about chocolate-chip mug cookies then you will need; butter, sugar, baking soda, salt vanilla, egg, and chocolate chips.
Can I make more than one serving with these recipes?
Of course, most of these recipes are for one person. But you can definitely double or triple the recipe. Just make sure that you are making one serving at a time or at least cooking each dessert in its own mug or bowl so that you don’t affect the baking time too much.
Microwave desserts for one list:
Here is the list of your favorite desserts that you can make in the microwave.
If you love peanut butter, then you need this peanut butter mug cake for one. Made in the microwave with a few simple ingredients that will yield a moist and buttery cake.
When it comes to microwave desserts, you have to have a tasty healthy option on your recipe list. This one is it! It is made with almond flour, and apple sauce keeping it vegan and a healthier option.
This pumpkin mug cake is the perfect seasonal quick and easy dessert. It is made with pumpkin puree and lots of spices, then is topped with a vanilla frosting to bring it all together.
If you’re a chocolate lover, you have to try this chocolatey brownie in a mug. It is made in a microwave but after lots of trials and error, I was able to keep it super fudgy, similar to a regular brownie!
Want something extremely easy? This quick microwave cake is made with a mug cake. It can be tweaked to your liking by using different cake mixes, different add-ins, and different frosting! You’ll love it.
Making a buttery sugar cookie in the microwave sounds insane but I promise you this is the only recipe you’ll ever need after trying it. It tastes just like your favorite holiday sugar cookies but is made in a mug in the microwave.
Here is another healthier microwave dessert recipe. This one is made with almond flour and some vanilla protein powder. I love having this after a workout to refuel!
If you love chocolate chip cookies but don’t want to make a whole batch then this mug cookie is for you. It is buttery, chewy, and has all the chocolate chips your heart desires.
If you have some overripe bananas or one overripe banana, this mug cake is for you. It tastes like a delicious banana bread but in mug form and only for one person!
This Oreo mug cake is what everyone is talking about. You have probably seen it on Tiktok or Instagram but it is made with Oreos and milk. This recipe will show you the exact ratios to make this fun sweet treat in the microwave
Did you know you can make a single-serve rice crispy treat in the microwave in no time? I used to make it all the time when I was younger and absolutely loved it. So this is your sign to give it a try!
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Microwave desserts shouldn’t be boring at all! That’s why I had to add this super easy and super delicious cinnamon roll dessert. You can make it with a few simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
This one is for all my cheesecake lowers. With this recipe, you can make a single-serve cheesecake in the microwave ready to enjoy as a late-night snack.
This dessert is perfect for fall to enjoy those apples you just harvested. Plus since it is made in the microwave, it will be ready a lot faster than a regular apple crisp made in the oven.
14 microwave desserts for one!
- First, start by melting the butter in the mug in the microwave. Add in the chocolate chips and stir until completely melted. Microwave the mixture as needed until the chocolate is completely melted.
- Add in the egg yolk, the brown sugar, and the vanilla if you're using some and stir until incorporated, Add in the flour and stir one more time just until the flour disappears. At this point you can add the chocolate chips and gently stir to get them incorporated to skip this step.
- Cook the brownie on high in the microwave for 45 seconds. Microwave temperatures vary so you can cook it for an additional 15 seconds if necessary.