Are you looking for perfect little individual desserts that you can make and enjoy all on your own?
If you are looking for some recipes that you can follow then make sure to read this article because we are going to cover a whole host of deserts in a cup that you can easily make from the comfort of your own home.
So, let us get started!
1. Strawberry Shortcake Trifles
Fruit and cream together are an absolute delight so why not enjoy a strawberry shortcake trifle in a cup. If this is your idea of heaven then make sure to try out this spectacular recipe.
2. Vanilla Funfetti Mug Cake
Are you looking for a colorful and fun dessert cake that you can make with ease?
Best of all there are no eggs or dairy products in this dessert so you can make this funfetti mug cake for your guests that have specific dietary requirements (see more eggless recipes here).
3. Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle
Fruit salad is a wonderful healthy dessert that you can easily make if you have the right ingredients on hand.
But with this wonderfully simplistic dessert you can make this tasty cream trifle, honeydew and blueberry dessert. So make sure to click on the link and check it out.
4. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake
This recipe is absolutely delicious and super easy to make.
If you are worried about your mug cake going wrong you should definitely try out this cake. It does not call for eggs so you do not have to worry about undercooking it at all.
If you are looking for a classic yet tasty dessert look no further than this amazing recipe.
5. Multilayered Milo Milk Trifles
Are you looking for a tasty chocolate dessert that you can quickly whip up? If this sounds like something that you would enjoy make sure to try out this recipe.
6. Easy Microwave Apple Crisp In A Mug
If you are looking for a delicious apple dessert with a delightful crispy texture make sure to try out this amazing recipe.
It can be easily made in a microwave in mere moments to make sure to check out this recipe for a delicious sweet treat.
7. No-Bake Berry Cheesecake Parfait
Cheesecake is the best dessert ever made. Throw in some delicious sour berries and you will have an absolutely heavenly experience.
With this recipe you can use pound cake for this recipe if you want to cut down on your prep time. But it is certainly worth it so make sure to give it a try!
8. Brownie In A Mug
We all love brownies. But what if you want to make a single portion just for yourself? Well, with this recipe you can make a quick and easy brownie that you can enjoy in mere minutes.
So, make sure to try out this delightful chocolaty dessert a try if you get the chance.
9. Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake
Peanut butter and chocolate go together perfectly and with this dessert you will be able to make a perfectly delicious dessert in mere minutes.
The rich chocolaty flavor is absolutely wonderful. So make sure to check out this recipe to learn how to make this amazing dessert.
10. Blueberry Muffin In A Mug
Blueberry muffins are a classic and with this delightful recipe you can have a single muffin in mere moments.
With this recipe you can toss your ingredients in a mug and make a single serving of blueberry muffin in a mug.
11. Mango Float Supreme In A Cup
Dessert can take many forms. In this case, it is a delightful drink with mango and ice cream.
Best of all, you can make this dessert in just a few minutes. So, if you are looking for a tasty dessert with a twist, make sure to try out this mango float.
12. Panna Cotta
Panna cotta is a super elegant dessert that just oozes effortlessness (for our favorite Gelatin-Free Panna Cotta recipes, read here). Best of all, you can make it quite quickly and in lovely individual portions.
So, if you are looking for a fruity and yet creamy dessert, make sure to try out this delicious sweet treat.
13. Oreo Dirt Pudding
This dessert may take a little longer than some of the others on this list but it is certainly worth the time.
Who doesn’t love Oreos and parfaits! With this recipe, you can enjoy those two things combined!
Best of all you can make small batches of these tasty desserts that will be just enough to make for a single person. So you can make the perfect amount of dessert for your guests.
14. Chocolate-Caramel Dessert Cups
Chocolate and caramel are perfect together and we don’t say that because chocolate goes well with everything.
This recipe is in fact just perfectly balanced and 100% tasty so make sure to check out the recipe and make yourself one of these sweet treats. You deserve it.
15. Banoffee Pie Cups
If you are craving a classic dessert for one make sure to check out this recipe.
The delectable combination of banana and all the sweet ingredients really makes for a perfect dessert that you will not be able to put down.
16. Irish Coffee
Once again we are talking about a delicious drink as a dessert.
So, if you are looking for a dessert that will be perfect for a cold night then make sure to try out this tasty alcoholic drink. It is sweet, tasty and perfect for anyone with a taste for coffee.
17. Raspberry Jello Salad
We all love jello, it is an especially delicious dessert that works well with so many different flavors.
With this tasty raspberry and jello salad you can rest assured that you will be blown away by this amazing individual sweet treat.
18. Individual No-Bake Cheesecake
Cheesecake comes in all shapes and sizes and with this wonderfully simplistic cheesecake recipe for one you can enjoy a classic dessert that you can easily make from home with ease.
19. Individual Tiramisu
Tiramisu is a classic. But you do not need to make a whole huge dessert just to enjoy this tasty treat.
With this recipe you can learn how to make small portions that are perfect for individuals. Or perhaps you would like to make smaller desserts for a party then this is perfect for you. So, make sure to check out this recipe.
20. Oreo No-Bake Cheesecake Cups
Cheesecake is a classic, it is a very tasty dessert on its own but when you add Oreos into the mix you can make an even better dessert.
If this sounds like something that you would like to try out make sure to check out this recipe.
21. Strawberry Dark Chocolate Mini Dessert Cups
These perfect desserts are self portioned bites of heaven, They are absolutely delicious desserts that you will not soon forget.
After all, strawberries, chocolate and cream go together perfectly so make sure to check out this amazing recipe.
22. Café Mocha Rice Krispie Treat Cups
Are you looking for a fun dessert that would look perfect at a kid’s party?
If you are then look no further than this tasty rice krispie treat. They are absolutely perfect, with every bit so make sure to give them a try when you get the chance.
23. Mini Apple Pie Trifle Dessert
Apple trifle is super tasty and sweet. It is perfect for parties as little individual desserts or as something you can make as a treat for yourself. So, make sure to try out this recipe and learn how to make this tasty tiny dessert.
24. Mini Cannoli Cream Pastry Cups
The moment you get a bite of these tasty cannoli cream pastry cups you will be hooked. They are the perfect combination of tart and sweet that perfectly combines well with the pastry cup.
So, if you are looking for the perfect dessert that is perfect with every mouthful make sure to check out this recipe.
25. Turtle Cookie Cups
If you are looking for a heavenly treat that will almost certainly turn your head then look no further than this stunning dessert.
This dessert is made from a chocolate cookie cup that is filled with whipped cream, caramel sauce and delectably crunchy pecans.
It all works together to create the most perfect little desert that you could imagine.
26. No Bake Butterfinger Cheesecake
As we have said throughout this article, cheesecake is the absolute best dessert out there and with this recipe you can rest assured that you will be impressed.
Best of all you will not need to make this dessert, so you can have it ready in a relatively short time. So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
27. Mango Panna Cotta
Mango is one of the most flavorsome tropical fruits. Combined with panna cotta you can rest assured that you will be impressed with these tasty mouthfuls.
It is a super sweet dessert that you will be able to whip up easily, so make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
28. Tagalong Peanut Butter Parfaits
Who doesn’t love chocolate desserts?
Most people have a deep love for chocolatey desserts and with this recipe you can enjoy a wonderfully creamy chocolate dessert combined with peanut butter.
So, make sure to check out this amazing recipe to learn how to make this dessert.
29. Mango Macadamia Fluff
Are you looking for a fluffy, creamy dessert with wonderfully tropical vibes?
If you are, then look no further than this mango and coconut dessert. It is absolutely wonderful and certainly one that will impress you or your guests.
30. Chocolate Cookie Shooters
This dessert might take some time to assemble, but with the right skill set and time you will be able to enjoy a tasty chocolate and caramel dessert in a cookie dough cup.
It is absolutely delightful and something you certainly need to try out. You will not be disappointed.
31. Banana Cream Caramel And Cookie Almond Crunch
Banana and cream is a super tasty combination and when you add the delightful crunch of the almonds, you will not be able to put down this delectable dessert.
So, if you are looking for a sweet and creamy dessert, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
32. Pina Colada Pie Jars
Are you looking for a classy dessert that will add a little something special to your day?
If you are, then make sure to try out these amazing pina colada desserts. They are absolutely delicious and certain to brighten your day!
33. Lemon Microwave Mug Cake
Are you looking for a tasty lemon dessert that can be thrown together in under seven minutes? If you are, then make sure to try out this delectable recipe.
34. Peppermint Mousse
Chocolate mousse is a classic, tasty yet elegant dessert that is sure to add a little something special to your day.
So, if you are looking for a classy dessert in a cup make sure to check out this amazing recipe.
35. Rhubarb Coconut Fool
Do you love rhubarb crumbles? If you love the tart yet sweet flavor of rhubarb then you will love this creamy dessert.
The combination of rhubarb and coconuts truly is something that you will fall in love with after the first bit.
36. Chai-Spiced Chocolate Mug Cake
Do you love the flavor of chai and chocolate? If you love the idea of these flavors being combined together then you will love this dessert. Best of all, it can be ready in ten minutes.
So, if you are looking for a quick and tasty dessert for one then make sure to check out this recipe to learn everything you need to know and more.
37. Mango And Coconut Trifle
Mango and coconut are wonderful together. Throw in some tasty macadamia nuts and this dessert is a flavorsome yet crunchy dessert that will keep you coming back for more.
So, if this creamy dessert sounds like something you would enjoy make sure to try out this recipe.
38. Pav In A Cup
Pavlova is delightful. But what could be better than enjoying a single portion of this dessert without the extra hassle of making too much?
If you love pavlova then make sure to try out this amazing recipe. You won’t regret it!
39. Black Forest Mousse
Black forest mousse is a delight. If you want to enjoy a delightfully fruity dessert mixed with chocolate then look no further than this classic dessert.
It is certainly something that you won’t regret. So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn how to make this amazing recipe.
40. Passionfruit And Macadamia Cups
Passion fruit is a wonderfully flavorful and tart fruit that works well with so many different desserts.
If you would like to try out this recipe and enjoy this creamy delight then make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
41. Easy Lemon Ricotta Mousse
Lemon mousse is a wonderful dessert and one that you can make quite easily without any trouble at all.
If you love the idea of a citrus lemon mousse dessert for yourself then make sure to try out this recipe.
42. Blueberry Eton Mess
Eton mess is delightful and when you combine it with blueberries then this dessert just reaches new heights of yum.
43. Tahitian Cheesecake With Ginger Crumb
Are you looking for a cheesecake recipe that is fun, flirty and unbearably delicious?
If that sounds like something that you would enjoy then make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
44. Apricot Fools With Coconut Macaroons
Apricots are delicious on their own but when you combine them with cream and nuts you get an absolutely amazing recipe.
So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
45. S’mores In A Cup
S-mores are amazing. But did you know that you can have them in a cup? If you do then this is the perfect recipe for you.
46. Red Velvet Cupcake In A Jar
Red velvet cake is amazing. But if you are on a diet it can be hard to stop at just once slice.
That is why this amazing recipe is so good. You can make small portions of red velvet cake in a jar. So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
47. Strawberry Pretzel Dessert In A Cup
Strawberries, cream and pretzels are perfect together and with this recipe you can make your own little cups of heaven. So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn how to make this tasty dessert.
48. Carrot Cake Shots
Carrot cake is one of those classic desserts that will have you going back for more.
For this reason you might find it hard to stop yourself from eating the whole cake. So, make sure to try out this amazing recipe to make small portions.
49. Caramel Apple Trifle
Caramel apples are one of the most famous desserts that combine apples and caramel.
But this apple and caramel trifle will completely blow that out of the water. So make sure to give this recipe a try.
50. Chocolate-Chip Cookie In A Mug
Chocolate chip cookies are the best. But how would you like to enjoy it freshly made in a mug?
With this recipe you will be able to whip up a delicious sweet chocolate chip cookie in a mug in mere minutes.
51. Rice Krispie Treat
Rice krispies are absolutely delicious as a breakfast cereal. But as a dessert in a cup they are even better.
This sticky and sweet dessert is absolutely perfect and one that you really need to try out to understand.
52. Paleo Coffee Mug Cake
Coffee and cake. What could be better?
Why this delicious coffee mug cake of course. It is wonderfully tasty and certainly something that you will enjoy. So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.
53. Keto Lemon Poppy Seed Mug Cake
Lemon and poppy seed cake holds a special place in our heart. But did you know that you can make a quick version in a mug and best of all it is keto-friendly.
54. Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake
Do you love pumpkin spice? If you do then look no further than this mug cake. It is a wonderfully tasty dessert that is sure to impress you. So, make sure to try out this amazing dessert.
Frequently Asked Questions
In this section we are going to answer some of your most frequently asked questions. So, without further ado, let us get started!
Are Mug Cakes Safe To Eat?
So you love the idea of desserts in a cup. This is an itch that you need scratched! But are they safe to eat? The answer to this question is yes.
One of the things you need to look out for is to make sure that the cake is microwaved for long enough for all the ingredients to cook properly and warm through sufficiently.
Why Are Mug Cakes Chewy?
Usually a mug cake will be chewy because you have put too much oil in it or you have overcooked your cake. For this reason it is important to follow your recipe to get the best results.
What Are Some Of The Most Popular Mini Dessert Recipes?
We have covered a fair amount of these delightful mini desserts in a cup. But which ones are the most popular?
Well, for the most part you will see cheesecake, parfaits, trifles (see also ‘32 of The Tastiest Trifle Recipes‘), mug cakes, and brownies at the top of the list. But there are plenty of other amazing desserts that you can make in a mug.
Can You Heat Cheesecake In A Microwave?
Yes you can. Microwaves are designed to heat up components by creating vibrations in sugar, fat, and water which then distributes heat throughout the food.
But using this method of cooking for cheesecake you will be able to gently cook all the ingredients which will leave you with the perfect rich creamy custard and a delightful base.
We hope that you have enjoyed this article and learning all about these delightful individual desserts in a cup.
There are a plethora of amazing recipes out there. This list could easily have been twice as long but we had to cut it off somewhere.
In short, if nothing on this list strikes your fancy make sure to peruse the internet. There will almost certainly be something out there that will suit your needs perfectly.
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