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Christmas Cake in a mug

IT'S CHRISTMAS!!! This Christmas FridgeCam takes a festive look at one of our favourite and easiest recipes - Cake in a Mug!

A very merry Christmas from all of us at SORTED! Hope you eat yourselves silly :-D

Upload your cake in a mugs to Instagram using the hashtag #SORTEDcakeinmug

Ingredients & Recipe


  • knob of butter
  • 2 tbsp self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground almonds
  • 1 tsp of mixed spice
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 small egg
  • 1 shot of brandy (25ml)


melt the butter inside of a straight-sided mug using a microwave for about 20 seconds.
spoon the dry ingredients into the mug with the melted butter.
crack in the egg and splash in the milk and brandy.
stir the whole lot together until well mixed and no pockets of ingredients are left in the corners.
cook the cake for 3 minutes in an 800 watt microwave on full power.
leave the cake to rest for 1 minute.
(whilst you take a photo and upload it to Instagram with the hashtag #SORTEDcakeinmug)
enjoy with a dusting of icing sugar, cream, ice cream, custard or brandy butter.

Christmas Cake in a mug

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