Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you have a 9am lecture, sometimes it’s near impossible to make something more exciting than toast or shreddies. Why not try these quick, delicious, breakfast fixes you can make in the microwave?

1) Blueberry Mug Muffin

budgetbytes.com

budgetbytes.com

Healthy, delicious and minimal washing up.

2) Scrambled Eggs

Sainsburys

Sainsbury’s

An old classic you can do in the microwave.

3) Banana Burrito 

Food.com

Food.com

Peanut Butter, Jam, Banana and Burrito – amazing!

4) Nutella Mug Cake

http://eugeniekitchen.com

http://eugeniekitchen.com

Admittedly, not the healthiest breakfast, but Nutella is the perfect pre-lecture perk.

5) Bacon

thekitchn.com

thekitchn.com

Yes, it is possible to microwave bacon. That means it’s possible to have bacon at any time without the risk of setting your fire alarm off, rejoice!

6) Quiche

Full Thyme Student

Full Thyme Student

Quick, easy, healthy, tasty and minimal washing up, this quiche wins.

7) French Toast

Prudent Baby

Prudent Baby

Impress someone with this petit déjeuner.

8) Banana, Cinnamon and Maple Quinoa

laurenslatest.com

laurenslatest.com

Get on the superfood hype with this breakfast beauty.

9) Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip *Breakfast* Cookie

http://afoodiestaysfit.com/

http://afoodiestaysfit.com/

Gluten Free and Milk Free, this breakfast treat isn’t as naughty as it looks.

10) Mug Banana Bread

http://vittlesandbits.blogspot.co.uk

http://vittlesandbits.blogspot.co.uk

Totally counts as one of your five a day, right?* Either way, this recipe is super quick to put you in a good mood before your early lectures.

11) Oatmeal Cookie

mindovermunch.com

mindovermunch.com

Low calorie and delicious, this smiley cookie will perk you up before that walk to uni.

12) A Cup of Coffee Cake

prudentbaby.com

prudentbaby.com

Everyone loves coffee in the morning. Everyone loves cake. Why not combine the two, and  in under five minute you have a microwavable coffee cake!

*Probably not.

These are just 12 of the thousands of mug recipes you can find with a little Google. Perfect for early mornings, or anytime when the washing up seems like a little too much work.

This piece also appeared in Kettle Magazine.

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