Carrot Cake-In-A-Cup Recipe

Your favorite cup of coffee called and asked us to tell you it wants a friend. It mentioned something about carrot cake and then hung up. Anyway, we know you're busy, so we put this recipe together: Carrot Cake-In-A-Cup. It's so simple you've practically made it already. If you do any kind of baking, you likely have these ingredients on hand. And if you don't do any baking, you will soon. The best part? Everything gets microwaved in a mug, which your favorite cup of coffee will find cute and comforting. "Hey, you're like me!" Note: In this story, your favorite cup of coffee is Seattle’s Best Coffee® Henry's Blend®. Trust us on this one.


  • 4 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¾ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • ½ tsp of vanilla
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp shredded carrots
  • Whipped cream


Spice up your morning with a sweet treat that pairs perfectly with your favorite cup of coffee! Start the recipe by mixing all purpose flour, baking powder, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, white sugar, milk, and shredded carrots into a mug. Then, microwave on high for a couple of minutes, top with whipped cream, and enjoy with a warm cup of Henry's Blend.

  • Combine all carrot cake ingredients except whipped cream in a mug. Mix thoroughly.
  • Microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Top with whipped cream.
  • Enjoy!