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Coffee Cup Apple Cake

Sometimes, we don't feel like cooking, so shortcuts can be fun!
How about using your coffee cup and a microwave for an easy dessert, breakfast, etc.
Here's an easy recipe for Apple cake.

2 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
1/2 apple, thinly sliced, and then cut in half.
1/2 egg
2 Tablespoons milk
Vanilla   a few drops
1/4 cup self-rising flour
2 pinches cinnamon

Put 1 Tablespoon of butter,  2 Tablespoons of brown sugar and the apple slices in the bottom of the coffee cup.  Microwave for 1 minute.
Soften remaining butter, mix in a measuring cup with remaining brown sugar until creamy.
Add milk, egg and vanilla.  Beat with a fork to combine.
Add flour and cinnamon.  Beat until smooth.
Swirl coffee cup, sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon.  Pour batter into cup, swirl once.
Microwave 1 minute.  You can add your whipped cream for a lovely dessert.

Here's an easy Microwave Coffee cup quiche
1 egg
1 Tablespoon milk
Salt and pepper
1/4 bagel or similar amount of bread
2 teaspoons of cream cheese
1/2 slice ham or ?
Dijon mustard
Fresh thyme leaves or chives
Beat egg and milk together with a fork in a coffee cup with salt and pepper to taste.  Tear bagel into dime-sized pieces; stir in.
Add cream cheese, stir in. Tear ham into small pieces' add to mixture.
Sprinkle with thyme.  Microwave for 70 seconds. Garnish with mustard and thyme or chives.
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  1. Great idea for the apple cake. I have made mug brownies in the microwave. Not quite as good as the real thing, but great in a pinch!

  2. I have read about doing it this way before, but have never tried it. Guess I had better try it now!

  3. Those sound yummy, I'll have to try those. Thanks for sharing. Have a great week!

  4. looks yummy. thanks for commenting on my blog, and not I'm following you too. :~D And I think it's cool that you're a clogger....I love to watch cloggers, lol

  5. Hi Linda! Thanks for sharing these recipes! I've never heard of coffee cup recipes before! I like the idea! Something special just for me! Blessings from Bama!

  6. Both of these sound delicious and I am going to try them! Thanks, Linda! xo

  7. Wonderful quick recipe, thanks for sharing.
    Thanks for stopping by my tomato pin cushion blog post.
    Have a great weekend.

  8. Love to have quick recipes in my files. Often I don't want to cook either and these come in handy.

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  9. Well, I never knew a coffee cup was good for more than a cup of coffee or tea. That's the perfect size for a yummy serving of cake! Linda

  10. Wow- what a neat idea! It sounds delicious!

  11. Great recipes! I have one for a chocolate cake in a's wonderful! Have a great day!!

  12. Great post. I was wondering if you would like to put up a link to this apple recipe in my Food on Friday Series.

  13. Great that you put in the link. I have updated it to include the recipe title for you.

  14. Love those two recipes, I'm all for easy and both the apple and the quiche sound delicious. Have to try them!

  15. Oh my! I can see this becoming a great favourite! Thanks for sharing xox


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