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Mug Cakes Are The Biggest Fucking Lie In The World

Honestly, they're just hot chocolatey scrambled eggs.

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1. Mug cakes, they look so delicious on Instagram.

Instagram: @r_a

Look how good these look! Like a delicious fancy soufflé you could casually whip up in your kitchen.

2. But if you've ever tried to make one they kind of don't work.

Oh.
@eldenwoodcraft / Via Twitter: @eldenwoodcraft

Oh.

3. They're basically bubbly hot sugar eggs.

@SallyWhybra / Via Twitter: @SallyWhybra

4. How dare they call themselves cakes?

@MolBol95 / Via Twitter: @MolBol95

5. THIS ISN'T A CAKE.

@abigailcohn / Via Twitter: @abigailcohn

6. They honestly never seem to work.

@megalyse33 / Via Twitter: @megalyse33

7. They just explode everywhere and taste terrible.

@cliffxrdsuns / Via Twitter: @cliffxrdsuns

8. Like rubbery blobs.

@Druif1977 / Via Twitter: @Druif1977

9. WHY DO YOU LIE TO ME?

@evavidigaj / Via Twitter: @evavidigaj

10. They just seem to end up like this.

@j_a_q_ / Via Twitter: @j_a_q_

11. Why are you the worst, mug cakes?

@AJDendrita / Via Twitter: @AJDendrita

12. Just solid lumps of awfulness.

@gcway94 / Via Twitter: @gcway94

13. FFS.

@krishialaceras / Via Twitter: @krishialaceras

14. This is an insult to cakes.

@olivemariahc / Via Twitter: @olivemariahc

15. They're just dry and lumpy and awful.

@gleeklala / Via Twitter: @gleeklala

16. No matter how long you cook them for, they just seem to look terrible.

@fatmaob32 / Via Twitter: @fatmaob32

17. So grim.

@Gennaferg / Via Twitter: @Gennaferg

18. Let's just stop making these things once and for all.

@AnjeRautenbach / Via Twitter: @AnjeRautenbach

19. WHY ARE YOU LIKE THIS, MUG CAKES?

@Ausseanne / Via Twitter: @Ausseanne

If you have a failsafe way to make a mug cake without making a cut of hot eggs, or blowing up your microwave please tell us in the comments.