4-Minute Carrot Cake in A Jar

Welcome back to Jaime’s Lazy Late Night Cooking Corner, the show where I whip up last-minute single serve microwave treats every Thursday while wearing my robe. This week we are celebrating Easter with a recipe for the easiest carrot cake ever – 4-minute microwave carrot cake in a jar, with bonus super quick cream cheese frosting. I mean, I could easily just eat the frosting in a jar and be satisfied, but this is a nutty, spicey, delicious microwave mug cake that’s just about as good as the real thing.

Microwave Carrot Cake in a Mug

In previous episodes we’ve made Bye Bye Bunny Microwave Peep S’moresSingle Serve Microwave Rice Krispy TreatsMicrowave Blueberry Cobbler in a CupMicrowave Strawberry Shortcake for Two, a Microwave Lemon BarTwo-Minute Microwave Cheesecake in a Cup3-minute Microwave Guinness Chocolate Cake, and even a Microwave Cinnamon Roll. Now it’s time to decapitate a bunny.

Microwave Carrot Mug Cake Recipe

Still hungry? Try our famous recipes for One Minute Cup of Coffee CakeSingle Microwave Cookie in a Minute2-Minute Chocolate Nutella Cake or French Toast in A Cup.

Microwave Carrot Mug Cake

Learn how to make 4-Minute Carrot Cake in A Jar after the jump…

4-Minute Carrot Cake in A Jar

Frosting:
Soften one tablespoon of butter and one ounce of cream cheese in the microwave for ten seconds. Stir in half a cup of powdered sugar to combine. Put it in the fridge while you make your cake.

Cake:
In a measuring cup add the following ingredients in this order:
1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup oil
1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbls cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves

Mix together. Fold in 3/4 cup shredded carrot and, if desired, 1/4 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)

Pour into mason jar, large mug, or bowl. Microwave for two minutes to start. Check, then microwave longer (1-2 minutes depending on the power of your microwave). Remove from micrwave, add frosting. Eat!

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15 Comments

Jacinda

This sounds so good! I think I might wait up for the Easter bunny with one of these Saturday night… cause I love to party.

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Elizabeth

Yay! Carrot cake is my absolute favorite! Can’t wait to try this. Heck, mid morning is fine right?

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Kat Chavez

Made this last night and it was perfect! I didn’t have granulated sugar (don’t know how that happened) but used 1/4 cup brown sugar instead and wowzer this was a delicious treat to end our meal with! Thank you for posting. Desert really is the whole point of the meal and cake is much better then silly lollipops.

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Kat chavez

Actually I found there to be a little too much batter for a regular mug so I used a shallow bowl. Was enough for a family of four to each have a small muffin size serving.

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Tammy Rodriguez

WOW!!! I’m impressed!!!! It worked!!! Thank you so much for sharing. I can’t wait to try your other recipies.

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Joy Barker

It sounds so good I might make it tomorrow afternoon and when I do I will let you know if I liked it. I just want to say carrot cake is also my favorite so I am sure that I will love it…
Thanks So Much For Sharing This Recipe..
Sincerely Joy Barker 🙂

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