A delicious cake you make in a mug, in a microwave, in less than 10 minutes? Yes, it may sound crazy but it actually works and this latest baking craze is quickly catching on, spreading across blogs and Instagram and Pinterest with photographic proof of baking brilliance. Fancy giving it a try? Here is the definitive mug-cake cookbook that will guarantee you success every time with 40 fantastic, foolproof recipes. Covering everything from everyday classics (carrot, chocolate, vanilla), through more special occasion fare (birthday bonanza, red velvet valentine, black forest gateau) to treats and puds (choc fudge, knickerbocker glory), happy hour (pina colada, Irish cream) and of course not forgetting low-fat, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free cakes to stop you from getting completely carried away...So when you want after-school snacks, easy desserts, unique party nibbles or to treat yourself with a quick cup of tea, make up a mug cake.
For the times when you're feeling hungry, and would like something delicious, and preferably immediately, Mug Cakes is the book you want. Featuring simple, sweet cake recipes that can be made and cooked in a matter of minutes, there's no excuse not to treat yourself to a quick pudding when you haven't got time to watch over an oven, and need a sugar rush fast. Or why not mix up a pudding for some friends or the kids? There are also recipes for those on special diets. With 35 recipes and full colour photography, this would make the perfect gift for anyone who doesn't like too much fuss in the kitchen, but still wants to have a cake and eat it.
delicious cakes that require minimal time and effort. Mix a simple batter in a mug with a fork, using whatever ingredients you have in your cupboard, microwave for a few minutes, and zap! You have a heavenly cake to indulge in all by yourself. Mug Cakes shares basic recipes for simple favourites such as lemon, carrot or chocolate fondant cake, alongside recipes for more adventurous flavour combinations such as raspberry and green tea or blueberry and ricotta. You can even try recipes that push your mug-cake-making skills to the max - try marble mug cake or financier mug cake with red fruits. All you need is five minutes to spare, a microwave, and a serious cake craving!
Make your cake and eat the whole thing, too! The mug cake is a warm, sweet little confection for one. And so quick and easy to make: A few spoonfuls of flour, sugar, butter, maybe some cocoa or fruit, sometimes egg, and in less than two minutes in the microwave, you’ll be a believer. Here are the best of the best recipes, for cakes from decadent to healthy(ish), including Chocolate-Mint Mug Cake, Raspberry Cobbler Mug Cake, Apple Spice Mug Cake, Nutella Mug Cake, Coffee Crumb Mug Cake. Try it, you've got nothing to lose--except the guilt you'd normally feel after eating an entire cake.
Author: Denise Smart
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Charmingly designed and perfectly approachable, here are eighty simple recipes for delicious, healthy food that require nothing more than a mug and a microwave. For anyone who can’t cook, won’t cook, or doesn’t have the time to cook—but still wants a fresh, delicious meal instead of takeout or packaged, processed food when they’re eating alone—here is the answer. All you need for real food, really fast, is a large mug, a microwave, a handful of ingredients, and a spoon. Whether you’re cooking in a pocket-sized apartment, a crowded dorm, or an office kitchenette, here are quick and clever recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and snacks. Squeezing a home-cooked breakfast into your morning dash is no problem with Peanut Butter and Jam Porridge, Eggs Florentine with Hollandaise, or seed- and fruit-packed Breakfast Muffins. And no more sad office salad: whip up Spicy Lentil and Bacon Soup, Pea and Pesto Soup, and Shrimp Laska in the office kitchen for lunch, with a side of Honeyed Carrots or Garlicky Mushrooms! Chicken Korma, Thai Shrimp Curry, Wild Mushroom Risotto, Chili con Carne, and Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine make healthy, quick, and delicious dinners that easily trump overpriced takeout or preservative-laden frozen food. And mug baking is a piece of cake with Chocolate and Pistachio Brownies, White Chocolate and Lime Cheesecake, Berry Crumble, Sticky Gingerbread, and much more. Finally, don’t forget the more conventional (but no less delicious) mug treats: Ultimate Hot Chocolate, Mulled Cider with Ginger, and Vanilla Latte. Yum! You will be in and out of the kitchen, cravings fully satisfied, in five minutes or less!
Author: Keda Black
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
Release Date: 2016-10-20
Whether you’re after a late night treat, a sweet snack in front of the TV, or a super speedy dinner party dessert that will still impress your guests, Mug Cakes Nutella® will have you sorted. With over 30 recipes for delicious Nutella® based desserts that require minimal effort and time, all you need is a few minutes to spare and a serious Nutella® craving! There’s no long list of fancy ingredients or cooking equipment, and hardly any time at all to set aside to make a delectable dessert. Go Nutella®!
Do you love cakes? How about chocolate? If you’ve answered yes, then Mug Cakes Chocolate is the book for you. Featuring over 30 recipes for quick and delicious chocolate cakes that require minimal time and effort, you can satisfy that gooey chocolaty craving as soon as it strikes. Mug Cakes Chocolate shares recipes for all varieties of cakes, from old favourites such as the Dark Chocolate Fondant Mug Cake to the heavenly, melt-in-the-middle Dulce de Leche Mug Cake. Indulge your chocolate fantasies with the Oreo and Nutella mug cakes or try your hand at more exotic fl avour combinations like the Raspberry-Choc Mug Cake with Chilli. Ideal for one (or maybe two if you’re feeling friendly), Mug Cakes Chocolate takes instant baking to a whole new level. All you need is fi ve minutes to spare, a microwave, and a serious hankering for some chocolate cake!
Whether you re after a late night treat, a sweet snack in front of the TV, or a super speedy dinner party dessert that will still impress your guests, Mug Crumbles will have you sorted. With over 30 recipes for delicious crumbles that require minimal effort and time, all you need is five minutes to spare and a serious crumble craving!
Baking Has Never Been This Easy Discover how simple it is to bake amazingly tasty cake from scratch. All you need is a mug, a microwave, and a few basic ingredients, and you'll be feasting on a delicious homemade cake in minutes. Whether you're craving the classics, seasonal flavors, holiday-themed treats, bottomless chocolate, or fresh fruit galore, The Absolute Best Mug Cakes Cookbook ensures that everyone in your household will get exactly what they want. Bake your way through a wide range of satisfying and easy-to-prepare treats with: 100+ irresistible mug cake recipes, including Salted Caramel, Cinnamon Roll, Mexican Chocolate, and Confetti Dozens of options for gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, paleo and vegan diets so that no one will miss out on the fun Troubleshooting tips to ensure immediate mug cake success Inventive ideas for mug cake activities, gifts, and parties A creative guide to developing your own mug cake recipes"
Dinner on the go, cooking for one, or just want to mix up a quick snack? Mug Meals will show you how! Chef Leslie Bilderback, the brilliant author of Mug Cakes, is back with easy and fresh ideas for every meal of the day. If you've got five minutes to spare, you can mix up a delicious single-serving meal with just a mug and a microwave. Here are over 100 mouthwatering and lightning-fast recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Whip up a mugful of Huevos Rancheros to start off your day, then lunch on a steaming cup of French Onion Soup or Pork Chops and Apple Sauce. Serve dinner to your whole family in mugs stuffed with Poached Salmon with Dill, Pasta Puttanesca, or Candied Sweet Potatoes—and finish things off right with a decadent Pumpkin Cheesecake. The options are endless, and you can't beat the clean-up! Mugs aren't just for cakes and coffee anymore; now you can make every meal in a mug—in minutes!
This comprehensive, practical, and heavily illustrated reference offers the essential building blocks and recipes for working with chocolate in the home kitchen. This cooking school in book form opens with 100 fundamental step-by-step techniques: chocolate basics (tempering, ganaches, and pralines), candy fillings, decorations, doughs, creams and mousses, ice cream and sorbet, sauces, and bakers secrets (marbling, faultless cake, crusts, and beating egg whites). Each method is explained in text and photographs; fourteen are further clarified on the accompanying ninety-minute DVD. Organized into nine sections, more than 100 recipes are then simplified for the home cook: Classics (Black Forest cake, Sachertorte, profiteroles, molten chocolate cake), Tarts (chocolate-pear, nut-caramel), Snacks (macaroons, waffles, brownies, choco-ginger churros), Frozen Desserts, Special Occasions (dark chocolate fondue, hazelnut-praline Yule log), and Candy (truffles, lollipops, coconut bars). Each recipe is graded with a three-star rating so the home chef can gauge its complexity and gradually expand their baking abilities through experience. Cross references to techniques, DVD footage, glossary terms, and complementary recipes make navigation easy. The volume includes practical resources: visual dictionaries of kitchen equipment and common ingredients; tips for conserving chocolate; a guide to dark, milk, and white chocolate and the importance of cocoa content; and a detailed index.
With straightforward recipes that offer great little meals for one, you can’t go wrong with this imaginative collection. From Hot Cranberry and Almond Muesli to set you up for the day, to French Onion Soup for a stylish lunch, Pasta in a Creamy Herb Sauce for supper followed by Chocolate and White Chocolate Chip Pudding for sheer indulgence, you’ll be spoilt for choice. The book contains well over 100 simple recipes for: · Breakfasts · Soups · Pasta, noodles, rice and grains · Salads and vegetables · Meat and fish dishes · Egg and cheese dishes · Desserts and cakes There’s no weighing, no complicated methods and no expensive or obscure ingredients, just easy, tasty, everyday dishes.