Reese’s Spread Mug Cake
This easy mug cake tastes just like melted Reese’s peanut butter cups in cake form.
Over the weekend, I shared my new love for Reese’s chocolate peanut butter spread on Instagram. Have you tried it yet? If you love peanut butter cups, I highly recommend you go and get yourself this spread. It’s available at Walmart and it tastes just like melted peanut butter cups. And I mean it really tastes like the melted candy, rather than just chocolate and peanut butter. I’ve had chocolate peanut butter spread but it’s not the same. The Reese’spread even has a slight graininess from the peanut butter cup filling that is in the candy.
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Eating this made me nostalgic because peanut butter cups was my absolute favorite candy growing up. After enjoying the spread by the spoonful for breakfast (because I’m an adult so I can do fun things like that), I really wanted to make something with it. But something small, because I would be really sad if I used up an entire container of this delicious spread. So I made a mug cake.
By the way, you see the giant spoonful of spread I scooped out for the photo above? Mr. K ate it before I could! I need to be quicker!
This mug cake was delicious. Almost as good as eating the spread by itself. I need to go stock up on more spread.
And if you enjoy my mug cakes, don’t forget I have a new mug cake cookbook. It’s also a great gift idea for the holidays!
- 4 tbsp all purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 3 tbsp Reese's chocolate peanut butter cup spread
- 2 tsp granulated white sugar
- 4 tbsp milk
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Combine all ingredients in a microwave-safe mug. Mix with a small whisk until batter is smooth.
Cook in the microwave for approximately 1 minute 20 seconds. Top of cake should look done/be dry. Let cake cool a few minutes before eating. The cake is best consumed while still warm or within a few hours of it being cooked.