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mug cakes with printable father’s day tags

Mug Cakes With Printable Father's Day Tags | A Subtle Revelry

Father's Day Mug Cakes | A Subtle Revelry

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.

Mug Cakes With Printable Father's Day Tags | A Subtle Revelry

Keep reading for the mug cake recipe and to download the printable Father’s Day gift tags.

Mug Cakes With Printable Father's Day Tags | A Subtle Revelry(free!) Printable Father's Day Gift Tags | A Subtle Revelry

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.

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Posted June 10, 2013
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5 Responses to “mug cakes with printable father’s day tags”

  1. jaimie says:

    oh i love this! new to your blog, but you are in my reader now and i am loving it. such joy in every post. we are not huge on gifts for holidays around here, but this would be so fun for my kids to do for daddy. :)

  2. alys says:

    I really like this idea but my printer is outta ink so I am going to do them myself out of paper etc. could you please tell me the dimensions in centimetres? thanks so much :)

  3. Dana says:

    I love these, but nothing happens when I click on the photo…any ideas?

  4. Victoria says:

    Dana, Hi! It should be opening into a url with the 8×10 page for copy and printing. Try it again and if you still cannot get it email me and I’ll send the copy to you – asubtlerevelry@gmail.com Thanks!

  5. Dana says:

    Finally got it to work…must have been a glitch with my browser or something. Thanks! We’re celebrating Father’s Day this weekend…these will be perfect! :)