Recipe: 60-second mug pizza in the microwave

Recipe: 60-second mug pizza in the microwave

Celebrate International Pizza Day by learning how to make a quick, delicious pizza in a mug that takes only a minute to cook. 

Pizza in  a mug
Pizza in a mug/ YouTube screenshot

February 9 is dedicated to one of the most popular and loved foods in the world - pizza. 

There are many reasons why pizza is a favourite for many people. It is delicious, easy to make, and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, supper or even as a dessert. 

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What is also great about it is that it can be topped with just about anything, so it can be eaten by vegetarians or meat lovers. 

To celebrate the day, here is a quick pizza recipe that is super easy to make. 


4 Tbsp All-purpose Flour
1/8 Tsp Baking Powder
1/16 Tsp Baking Soda
1 Pinch Salt
3 Tablespoons Milk
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Pizza Sauce
2 Tbsp Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Little Red Chili Pepper (Topping)
Little Black Olive (Topping)
1/4 Tsp Dried Oregano

- Mix the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt) in a small microwavable mug.
- Add in the milk and oil, and mix again until well combined.
- Add a tablespoon of the pizza sauce and spread it around the surface of the batter.
- Add in the cheese, pepper, olives, and sprinkle with oregano or any topping of your choice.
- Microwave for one minute or until it rises and the toppings are bubbling.
- Take the pizza out of the microwave oven and enjoy your hot pizza.

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Check how to make pizza in a mug in the below video:

Image courtesy of YouTube screenshot

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