Father’s Day is in less than one week! This simple idea will allow your kids to help and is sure to win the way to any dad’s heart. Microwave mug cakes with bright printable gift tags are a great option for a gift the whole family can help to create. The microwave cooking technique gives instant gratification, and after cooking the kids can easily pile on dad’s favorite toppings, making the cake a thoughtful way to end a special meal.
Keep reading for the mug cake recipe and to download the printable Father’s Day gift tags.
To print the gift tags, click on the photo above. Cut and glue them to toothpicks for an easy way to say… “Dad you are rad!”.
To make the cakes; combine 3 tbsp milk, one egg, 2 tbsp cocoa powder, 3 tbsp sugar, 1/4 cup flour, 3 tbsp oil, 3 tbsp choc chips, a dash of salt and a dash of vanilla extract into a mug. Stir well and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Add in dad’s favorite toppings – pecans, choc chips, brown sugar or sprinkles to make the cake special.
Project design and photography by Carly Taylor for A Subtle Revelry.