Lemon Mug Cake

For a quick and simple cake treat, Lemon Mug Cake is the perfect snack. Filled with perfectly sweet lemony flavours, this spongy cake can be enjoyed with a strawberry or on its own.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 min
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x


  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • pinch salt


  1. Combine flour, sugar, milk, apple sauce, lemon juice, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt in a microwave safe mug. Mix with a fork or small whisk.
  2. Microwave on high for 1 minute. If the cake is not ready, heat 10 seconds at a time until done.
  3. Let cool for a few minutes before eating.
  4. Enjoy!

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