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Servings: 1

Total Time: 10 Minutes

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 2 Tbsp. shredded carrots
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 Tbsp. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • splash of vanilla extract

It's carrot cake, but in a mug! This is the perfect dessert if you're in the mood for something sweet and super quick for yourself. 

Carrot Cake in a Mug


Combine melted butter and sugar in a microwave-safe mug or bowl. Stir until sugar is dissolved.

Add milk, carrots, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and baking powder. Stir until smooth.

Add flour and stir to combine.

Microwave for 1–1½ minutes on high or until cake is cooked through.

Combine frosting ingredients and spread on carrot cake.


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