Review: Mug Cakes, Mima Sinclair

November 10, 2014 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Review: Mug Cakes, Mima SinclairMug Cakes by Mima Sinclair
Published by Simon & Schuster on November 2014
Genres: Non Fiction
Pages: 96
Source: Publisher
Amazon • Amazon UK • Book Depository

A delicious cake you make in a mug, in a microwave, in less than 10 minutes? Yes, it may sound crazy but it actually works and this latest baking craze is quickly catching on, spreading across blogs, Instagram and Pinterest with photographic proof of baking brilliance. Fancy giving it a try? Here is the definitive mug-cake cookbook that will guarantee you success every time with 40 fantastic, foolproof recipes. Covering everything from everyday classics (carrot, chocolate, vanilla), through more special occasion fare (birthday bonanza, red velvet valentine, black forest gateau) to treats and puds (choc fudge, knickerbocker glory), happy hour (pina colada, Irish cream) and of course not forgetting low-fat, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free cakes to stop you from getting completely carried away... So when you want after-school snacks, easy desserts, unique party nibbles or to treat yourself with a quick cup of tea, make up a mug cake.

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for Mug Cakes. The review is an extract from episode 15 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on October 29, 2014.

You can find links to all our podcast episodes on the main podcast page.

Quotes from the review:

“We made the chocolate brownie one and it was divine.” – Philly

“The banana bread is awesome!” – Ang

“A really well-presented book and it’s really simple and easy to use.” – Philly

“A few spoons of this and that and chuck it in the microwave for two minutes, and out comes cake.” – Ang

“A great book for Christmas presents”

“The only problem is that you end up eating more cake than you probably should!”


Anni lives in Brisbane, Australia with her young family. She loves everything fantasy and science fiction and believes sleep is really very underrated.

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