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  • Gemma's Bigger Bolder Baking Microwave Mug Cakes

  • Mug Cakes are great for so many reasons: they're really quick to mix, take seconds to bake,

  • and they require no oven. I've spent the week eating cake after cake all in the name of

  • research to bring you guys the BIGGEST & BOLDEST mug cakes out there. So let's get baking!

  • Or microwaving. Or microwave baking. Well, you get it. Let's just go.

  • The first mug cake up is one of my personal favorites:

  • Funfetti!

  • In a microwavable mug, add in your butter.

  • And then gently melt it in the microwave but don't let it get too hot.

  • To this we're going to add in our sugar,

  • egg,

  • milk,

  • and vanilla extract.

  • And then mix well together with a fork.

  • Next, add in your flour

  • and salt

  • and gently mix together.

  • I'm using my small teacups

  • so it's bound to get a little bit messy.

  • And of course the most important ingredient:

  • sprinkles!

  • And then gently fold them in.

  • My little funfetti cake is ready for the microwave.

  • And you will not believe how fast it's going to be.

  • Each cake's recommended cook time is listed in the description below.

  • Ta-da! It is so sweet.

  • I just want to eat it. Nom. But we're going to have to wait until it goes cold and then

  • we'll top it with some frosting and we're going to make it all beautiful.

  • Now it's time to make our Funfetti Cake BIG & BOLD with some Bubblegum frosting. I'm going

  • to put a link in the description below of how to make this, and if you guys really love

  • Funfetti I really suggest you check out my Funfetti Cake.

  • Pipe your frosting on top

  • and of course, it would not be complete without sprinkles.

  • Now it's time for the taste test.

  • It's my favorite part.

  • Mmm. This cake is gorgeous.

  • Okay, now on to our next one.

  • Our next mug cake is decadent banana and chocolate.

  • In a microwaveable mug, we're going to mash up your ripe banana.

  • Just use a fork.

  • Next we're going to add in our peanut butter and mix it well.

  • You can use any nut butter you want.

  • Next mix in your little bit of sugar.

  • And crack in your egg and mix well.

  • Keep on mixing until you see the

  • egg combine with the peanut butter.

  • And then lastly add in your cocoa powder.

  • I am making a bit of a mess in this tiny mug.

  • Our chocolate mug cake is ready for the microwave.

  • I know it's just a few seconds but I'm so excited.

  • Our chocolate mug cake is done and it smells gorgeous.

  • This guy is best eaten straight away so I'm going to lay some bananas on top and dig in.

  • This chocolate is full of protein,

  • gluten free and it tastes great! Now on to the next cake. Mmm. Yum!

  • If you like these mug cakes, then give this video a THUMBS UP. And if you haven't done

  • so already, don't forget to SUBSCRIBE.

  • Onto our next mug cake which is

  • Red Velvet

  • A lot less work than a big cake and just as good.

  • In a microwavable mug, add in your oil

  • buttermilk,

  • egg,

  • red food coloring,

  • and vanilla extract.

  • And then whisk these all together.

  • To our wet ingredients, add in your flour,

  • sugar,

  • baking powder,

  • cocoa powder,

  • and a pinch of cinnamon.

  • And then mix all these ingredients together.

  • Our red velvet cake is mixed and ready

  • for the microwave. I'm so excited!

  • And our red velvet cake is done.

  • It looks delicious. This is one big generous portion.

  • all for me or you.

  • There's only one thing you can top red velvet with

  • and that is cream cheese frosting.

  • I made it in a previous video for Red Velvet Cheesecake and I put a link in the description below.

  • This red velvet cake is gorgeous. I can't believe it's this simple.

  • But don't fill up on this because we have more cakes to come.

  • We are heading into fall, my favorite time of year, so our next mug cake is Apple Crumble.

  • Just like the others, combine your wet ingredients

  • add your dry

  • and then mix these together.

  • You'll notice this batter is thicker than the others.

  • To make your crumble topping, combine the butter,

  • flour

  • and brown sugar with a fork.

  • And then crumble it on top.

  • Another mug cake ready for the microwave.

  • This little cake smells like everything I love about Fall.

  • We're topping it with my No Machine Ice Cream

  • and some of my homemade salted caramel sauce.

  • I know I'm going to love this because I love apple desserts.

  • This Apple Crumble is so good but you will not believe what Mug Cake is coming up next.

  • It might actually beat this one.

  • This next cake was inspired by my very first episode of Bigger Bolder Baking: It is Rainbow Cake!

  • Start with a large bowl to mix your batter.

  • To your bowl add your room temperature butter and sugar

  • and mix well.

  • To this, add in one egg and mix in.

  • Once your egg is mixed in, continue with the next.

  • Your mix should look like this and not curdled.

  • Now add your vanilla extract

  • and give it a whisk.

  • To our wet mix, add all your dry ingredients

  • and then gently whisk these together until the flour is combined.

  • To color our Rainbow Cake, we're going to divide the mix evenly between 5 bowls

  • and put a dot of food coloring in each one:

  • Red Orange

  • Yellow Green

  • and Blue!

  • Now we have our colors ready to go

  • let's assemble our mug cake.

  • In a microwavable mug, we're going to add

  • little spoons of cake batter all

  • on top of each other

  • The more small spoonfuls the more color you can get in there.

  • This cake actually triples in size so just be careful what mug you mix it in.

  • Now into the microwave!

  • Rainbow cake in seconds. Can you believe this came out of the microwave?

  • To decorate our rainbow cake, I'm going to top it with the same

  • cream cheese frosting as I did for red velvet.

  • Sprinkle rainbow crumbs on top for extra color.

  • This is gorgeous!

  • My favorite part of rainbow cake is taking a spoonful and seeing

  • all the beautiful colors inside because it's different every time.

  • Now you have 5 BIG & BOLD desserts that will impress anyone.

  • Be sure to tell me your favorite mug cake in the comments below.

  • Thanks so much for watching. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to my channel and I'll see you

  • back here again next Thursday for more Bigger Bolder Baking.

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