― Mug Cakes! ∙ It's summertime, It's hot, too hot to have the oven on baking a cake. I remember when microwaves first came out. My grandparents were the first ones to get one. We got one about 3-4 years later. It was their old one, they got a newer, better model. My mom went to town cooking everything she could in it. They came out with special baking dishes and recipe books to encourage you to cook in this new machine. She even tried to bake cakes a few times but they always came [...].