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    I Tested Pinterest Mug Recipes To See If They Actually Taste Like Food

    Sure, you CAN eat anything out of a mug. But should you?

    The Rules

    BREAKFAST: Mug Omelet

    How did it taste?

    LUNCH: Mug Pizza

    How did it taste?

    DINNER: Mug Chilaquiles

    How did it taste?

    DESSERT: Chocolate Mug Cake

    How did it taste?

    Confession time: This is not my first microwave cake. I am the kind of person who will wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night screaming, "CAKE!!!" I guess that makes me a Cathy cartoon, but whatever. I've been desperate for cake before, and the word "desperate" here is key. That's the state you have to be in to make microwave cake. It always has the same texture: slick, almost slimy.

    This cake tastes like you were abducted by aliens who took you back to their home planet and tried to replicate an Earth-like environment for you, but everything was just a little bit off. Those aliens would serve you this chocolate cake. It's almost like cake, but not quite. It's unsettling. And you start to cry because you may never see your family again.

    I had to put vanilla ice cream on it to make it edible. And that felt like cheating.

    BREAKFAST: Mug Quiche

    How did it taste?

    LUNCH: Cheesy Spaghetti in a Mug

    How did it taste?

    DINNER: Mug Meatloaf

    How did it taste?

    DESSERT: Mug Cookie

    How did it taste?

    BREAKFAST: Mug French Toast

    How did it taste?

    LUNCH: Mug Avocado Mac & Cheese

    How did it taste?

    DINNER: Spinach & Cheese Pasta in a Mug

    How did it taste?

    DESSERT: Mug Cheesecake

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