Searching for a quick dessert that’s absolutely delicious? Look no further than this amazing strawberry shortcake mug recipe! It’s a quick and easy way to use up your garden-fresh strawberries.

This easy dessert recipe can be prepared with no hassle at all and is ready before you know it. Try it out and you’ll soon wonder how you ever did without it.

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 until the mug cake tests done with a toothpick.

Foil is placed over a mug.

Uncover and allow to cool. Invert mug and remove the strawberry shortcake. Top with fresh strawberries and whipped topping.

A microwave shortcake is placed on a plate.

Serve and enjoy this easy, delicious strawberry shortcake in a mug! It’s the best way to enjoy your summer strawberry harvest!

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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