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Gourmet Grubbies Made in Your Dorm Room

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at DU chapter.

Have a microwave? A mug? A foodie appetite? Look no further- we have found the best gourmet treats that you can make without ever walking out of the res halls…

1. Peanut Butter Cake in a Cup: All you need is a an egg, some peanut butter, and sugar. Mix it all up, pop it in your trusty microwave for one minute and BAM! Life is good. Find the full recipe here

2. …Really, any cake made in a mug is a cake worth making. Click here to find recipes for a Vanilla Cake Batter Mug Cake, Coffee Cake, and Fudgy Chocolate Cake. 

3.Eggs on Eggs on Eggs: With some spices, some eggs, some cheese (or a lot of cheese) you can have a breakfast for one that will beat your daily bowl of cereal. Or, really elevate your gourmet game with a cup of quiche. Find the recipes here

4. Rachel Ray’s Sausage Cornbread Muffins for One: YES. The Queen of the Kitchen has graced us with a southern treat that may now be enjoyed the moment the microwave buzzer dings. Find the reciper here

5. Chilaquiles in a Mug: Who says you have to go out to have a classy Tex-Mex meal? Not us! Learn to make chilaquiles here

Put your dorm room cuisine art skills to the test and try out these recipes! You’ll fill the halls with the sweetest smells and your tummy with the treats it deserves. 

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Alicia is a recent graduate from the University of Denver where she earned her degree in Economics and Gender & Women's Studies. She can always be found with a cup of coffee in her hand and is likely to be caught singing 90s R&B throughout the day. Now exploring her next steps in life, she is taking fashion courses at the Parsons New School of Design and planning out her graduate school and career moves. She is inspired by the writings of Roxanne Gay, the style of Alexa Chung, and the lifestyle of Grace Coddington.