{Guest Post} 5 Minute Chocolate Cinnamon Mug Cake from Dine & Dish

April 24, 2013





  1. Great, tasty and easy recipe, Kristen! Perfect to take the edge off…when you need something special and chocolate-y. Pinning! xo

  2. Keep holding on to hope. I am keeping your mom and your family in my prayers and sending positive thoughts her way.

    As for this mug cake… I don’t own a microwave (I am a weirdo… I know) but I seriously want to buy one just to make a mug cake! I also love Kristen’s blog…. great guest post!

  3. Tieghan says:

    Hang in there! You, your mom and your family are in my prayers!

    This cake is perfect! Ready right when I need it to be. No waiting! That is what I like!

  4. Sending positive thoughts your way Meagan! This cake is dangerous! I love how you can make it a serving at a time.

  5. This is seriously brilliant!!

  6. Great idea, Kristen. I need to get on this whole mug cake thing!

  7. I’m hoping for all the best with your mom hun! *hugs*

    And meanwhile, this mug cake looks like the perfect bit of instant sweet gratification!

  8. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts. I hope they figure it out soon! Also… beautiful mug and cake Kristen!

  9. Sending prayers your way!
    Fabulous idea, perfect for any chocolate fix needed!

  10. Praying this morning for you and your family, Meagan, and hoping alongside you for the best!

    And this cake from Kristen sounds wonderful! Love the single serving!!

  11. Kristen says:

    Thank you so much for having me… Know that your mom and your family are in our prayers. Hugs to you!

  12. Fabulous idea for a mug cake! Sending love your way!

  13. This is a lovely mug cake. Thanks for sharing. Keeping your family in my thoughts!

  14. I love that it only takes 5 minutes! Sending good thoughts your way!

  15. My issue with mug cakes–they ALWAYS come out too dry. I think you nailed this by adding the applesauce, I’m sure that’ll fix the problem!

  16. Amanda says:

    We’ll be thinking of your mom and praying for good news 🙂

    Kristin, this mug cake is awesome. Just 5 minutes huh, well that just makes it easier to make and eat more than one! 🙂

  17. Becky KASTEN says:

    Megan so sorry about your Mom! This was delish! I’m so addicted now that I am individually packing ingredient into zip locks, so I have to dump add egg and oil! Down to 3 1/2 min!!!!! Thank you!

  18. Wishing you and your family the best and praying for you today. 🙂 This mug cake looks amazing! Single serving is just perfect for when you need a chocolate fix!

  19. Laura in Texas says:

    I’m sorry to hear about your Mom.
    This dish looks awesome.

  20. katie says:

    This cake sounds divine… praying for you and your family.

  21. Meagan, I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    This cake is divine. I need more quick dessert recipes like this. Bravo, Kristen!

  22. Mr. & Mrs. P says:

    This is perfect when you get a craving for some cake but dont want to make an entire cake!! Great idea… Thanks for sharing!

  23. Beautiful cake!! And I’m so sorry about your Mom Megan 🙁

  24. Keeping you and your mom in my prayers and thoughts!

    And wow… this cake is brilliant! Chocolate and cinnamon are great together.

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