Breakfast muffin in a mug
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Breakfast muffin in a mug

The ultimate low cost, healthy breakfast treat! This breakfast muffin in a mug is guaranteed to warm the you up on a cold winters morning. High in calcium and fibre, so easy and quick to make in this is a great one for the kids to make in 15 minutes.
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Serves: 1
Time to make: 15 mins
Total cost: / $3.24 per serve

(at time of publication)


  • For extra zing, add 1 teaspoon lemon juice or orange zest.
  • You can replace the poppy seeds with flax, sunflower or chia seeds.\
  • You can replace the walnuts with pecan or pine nuts, or other strong-flavoured nuts.
  • Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free flour and check baking powder is gluten free.

HFG tip

  • This recipe was made in a 1100W microwave, so cooking time will vary depending on the strength of your microwave. Increase or decrease cooking time by 10 seconds and check regularly.
  • Start microwaving as soon as you add the berries to prevent them from sinking to the bottom of the mug.
  • The yoghurt will help cool down the muffin, but be aware that it’ll come out of the microwave extremely hot.
  • The best mug to use is a large one with straight sides.

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Photographer: Melanie Jenkins

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