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Strawberry Shortcake in a Mug Recipe | Microwave Dessert

A delicious strawberry shortcake made in a mug.

Searching for a quick dessert that’s absolutely delicious? Look no further than this amazing strawberry shortcake mug recipe!

Strawberry Shortcake in a Mug Recipe

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Ingredients you will need:

  • 2 t. butter
  • 2 t. sugar
  • 1/4 C. flour
  • 1/4 t. baking powder
  • 2 t. well-beaten egg or egg substitute
  • 1 t. milk
  • Sliced strawberries
  • Whipped topping

Place butter in a mug and heat at 40% power for 30 seconds. Swirl the mug to coat with butter. Add sugar and stir.

Butter is melted in a mug.

Add flour, baking powder, and egg.

Egg is added to a mug.

Whisk until smooth and creamy.

Kristi stirs ingredients in a mug.

Cover tightly with plastic wrap, leaving a small section unsealed to vent. Microwave on high for 60 seconds or cake tests done with a toothpick.

Foil is placed over a mug.

Uncover and allow to cool. Invert mug and allow cake to cool. Top with strawberries and whipped topping.

A microwave shortcake is placed on a plate.

Serve and enjoy!

Kristi poses with completed microwave shortcake.

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Strawberry Shortcake in a Mug Recipe


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Hi, Kristi in the Rada Kitchen, today I’m going to show you how to make a strawberry shortcake in a mug. This is a recipe from out Mug Shots Desserts cookbook. It features homemade microwave desserts in minutes.

Put 2 tablespoons of butter in an ungreased mug and microwave at 40% power until melted. Swirl the mug to coat the sides with butter. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and stir. Add ¼ cup of flour, ¼ teaspoon of baking powder, 2 tablespoons of a well-beaten egg, and 1 tablespoon of milk. Whisk until creamy.

Cover lightly with plastic wrap, leaving a small section unsealed to vent. Microwave on high for 60 seconds or until a cake tests done with a toothpick. Uncover and let cool. Invert mug to remove warm cake. Top with sliced berries and whipped topping.

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