1. Mug cakes, they look so delicious on Instagram. View this photo 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. @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.