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5 Mug Cakes to Make for Yourself on Valentine’s Day

You don't need a Valentine to eat cake

If you’re flying solo this Valentine’s Day, there’s no reason you shouldn’t still #treatyoself. Who said chocolate cake is reserved for smitten couples holding hands across tables on February 14? We’ve rounded up five mug cakes to make for yourself this Valentine’s Day.

vanilla mug cakes

Photo by Table for Two

1. The Moistest Very Vanilla Mug Cake

We don’t condone the word “moistest” (or even “moist”) for that matter, but we also don’t condone dry mug cakes. This vanilla bean cake from Table for Two is anything but dry. Customize it with chocolate chips, nuts, or chopped up candy bars.

red velvet mug cake

Photo by Kirbie’s Cravings

2. Red Velvet Mug Cake

If you’re a hopeless romantic at heart, this cake from Kirbie’s Cravings will make you feel like you’re in the V Day spirit with every ruby red bite. And who needs a beau when you’ve got cream cheese frosting?

chocolate mug cake

Photo by Cleobuttera

3. Molten Chocolate Mug Cake

You’ll fall crazy in love with this mug cake when you stare into the molten depths of its soul. Hello, liquid chocolate. Top this chocolate-y number from Cleobuttera with fresh berries and whipped cream.

peanut butter mug cake

Photo by Kitchen Treaty

4. Easy Vegan Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Not even the most moonstruck couples boast romantic chemistry as strong as peanut butter and chocolate. Make this vegan cake (that can also be made gluten-free) from Kitchen Treaty and top with chocolate or, better yet, Nutella.

mug brownie

Photo by Bigger Bolder Baking

5. One-Minute Microwave Brownie

Not a cake fan? Have a one night affair you won’t regret with this mug brownie from Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking.