Sitting at home all day takes a toll on your mental health. It is vital that you take care of yourself in these trying times, whether through indulging in a hobby or something else. Cooking is an excellent way to keep yourself up and happy! You certainly do not have to be a pro. Creating these easy recipes will make cooking your favorite thing. 

Delicious 5-minute microwave recipes. 

 The mug cake 

Perhaps one of the most famous recipes of the lockdown, the mug cake, has taken the internet by storm. The easy method and scrumptious taste are what is making it so popular. Start by gathering the following;

  • 1 egg
  • Two tbsp all-purpose flour 
  • ½ tsp baking soda 
  • ½ tbsp sugar 
  • ½ tbsp milk 
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder 
  • ½ tbsp butter (optional) 
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips (optional) 

Now mix these all together and heat in a 1000 watts microwave for two minutes, and you have yourself a delicious mug of cake! 



A pizza mug is an exceptional easy fix for when you are craving something savory. Begin by gathering the following;

  • 4 tbsp flour 
  • ½ tsp baking soda 
  • ¼ tsp salt (adjust according to your taste)
  • 2 ½ tbsp milk 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Mix these ingredients and microwave for 1 minute to make the dough. Then add 

  • 1 ½ tsp marinara sauce 
  • Pepperoni (or your choice of topping)
  • Basil 

Now microwave for another minute and you have an at-home pizza mug! Enjoy. 


Gather the following;

  • 100 grams of softened butter 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 

Mix all these ingredients and microwave for 4-6 minutes while eyeing it. 

Ending thoughts 

These recipes are easy to make and delicious to the taste! Do make them for your friends or family and enjoy them together!