These Lazy Cinnamon Rolls in a Mug Are Ready in 10 Minutes

Nothing feels better at the end of a tiring workday than a lazy but crazy dessert. And what better than a dessert that you can make by just popping a mug in the microwave? This cinnamon roll-in-a-mug recipe is the perfect answer to all your lazy dessert dreams. Making a cinnamon roll from scratch, or getting one from Cinnabon, are both great ideas. But when you don’t have the time or the energy, this one will be your savior. All you need are a handful of ingredients that you can easily find around the house and only 10 minutes to make! Read on to learn more about this modern take on this classic dessert.



1 large egg

1 tablespoon granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons water

1 ½ cups pancake mix

2 tablespoons whole milk

All-purpose flour, for dusting

Non-stick cooking spray, to grease


2 tablespoon of brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 tablespoon of unsalted butter


1 tablespoon whole milk

6 tablespoons powdered sugar