Pepperoni Pizza Bread

This recipe is part of my “make it in a mug in the microwave” series of sweet and savory dishes that are deliciously fast. So the next time you’re craving a slice of pizza, whip up with pizza bread with your favorite toppings.

Pepperoni Pizza Bread

Cook Time: 2 minutes

Yield: 1

Pepperoni Pizza Bread


4 T all-purpose flour
1/8 t baking powder
1/16 t baking soda
1/8 t kosher salt
1/2 t Italian seasoning
3 T buttermilk
1 T vegetable oil
1 T plus 1 T shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
12 plus 12 Hormel® turkey pepperoni minis, divided
marinara sauce, if desired, for the side


In a large (16 oz or bigger) microwavable mug, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, kosher salt, Italian seasoning, buttermilk and oil with a fork or small whisk. Mix batter until smooth.

Add in 1 tablespoon of mozzarella and 12 pepperoni. Fold into the batter. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella and pepperoni on top. Cook for approximately 90 seconds on high in your microwave.

Let cool slightly before eating. Drizzle marinara sauce on top, and dig in with a spoon!


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