strawberries and cream mug cake
Strawberries are in season! I can’t resist buying them whenever I go grocery shopping, though I’ve been buying more than I can eat. Oops.

I know I’ve made strawberry mug cakes before (regular and lightened), but this one is a little different. I added heavy cream to the batter, giving the cake a cream flavor. I really enjoyed this sweet combination of cream cake with strawberries. You can even add some fresh whipped cream and strawberries on top too.
strawberries and cream mug cake
I plan on going strawberry picking soon. Mr. K says he’s just going to watch me from the car. He doesn’t like the idea of picking his own berries. He keeps saying he doesn’t understand why I want to pay to do manual labor. But I find hunting for those perfect berries so rewarding, as long as I don’t have to do it all the time.

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Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake

Ingredients:

4 tbsp all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp heavy whipping cream
2 tbsp fat free milk
1 1/2 tbsp sugar
1 large strawberry, chopped into small pieces

Directions:

Mix everything except strawberry into a microwave safe mug using a small whisk until batter is smooth. Stir in strawberry chunks. Cook for about 1 minute on microwave. Let cake cool in mug before eating. Top with whipped cream and strawberries if desired.

   

6 Responses to “Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake”

  1. Vera Zecevic – Cupcakes Garden — May 16, 2013 at 11:02 am

    this look so pretty! Very good idea, and strawberries sound so tasty!

    • Kirbie replied: — May 16th, 2013 @ 12:38 pm

      Thanks! I love the strawberries and cream combo any day of the year so I’m happy to have made a mug cake version

  2. Jinxi — May 16, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Looks good! I love the red mug too hehe ^^ Not sure if I’ll ever have spare strawberries to bake with, but maybe that just means I need to buy more…

    • Kirbie replied: — May 16th, 2013 @ 3:48 pm

      Zion market keeps having these crazy sales for the 5lb+ boxes. And I can never resist because it’s so cheap! But I can’t eat that many berries at once especially since strawberries don’t last long. So I end up making fruit rolls or smoothies once they start wilting. Though this single serving mug cake only needs 1 or 2 berries. =)

  3. YumFood — August 19, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    This is AMAZING!! The best cake in a mug recipe I’ve tried out so far. I’ve made about 4 of them in the past 3 days :D

    • Kirbie replied: — August 19th, 2013 @ 10:32 pm

      Aw, so glad you like it!

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