Cake-In-Mug (Almond Cherry Sour Cream Cake-In-Mug)

Julie Nease

By
@julzz

This started out as a chocolate cake-in-mug, that my brother shared with me; as you can tell, it didn't stay that way! ;)


Note:
The cook time is actually 3 minutes, but the lowest number available is 5 minutes.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
2 (large servings) or 4 (small servings)
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

9 Tbsp
flour
6 1/2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1
egg
3 Tbsp
milk
3 Tbsp
oil
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract (i use tahitian when i can)
2 tsp
(heaping) sour cream (optional)
1 tsp
almond extract
1/2 tsp
cherry extract
1/4 tsp
baking soda
pinch
salt (1/8 to 1/4 tsp)
dried cherries (approximately 1/2 handful)

Step-By-Step

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1Combine flour & sugar

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2Add egg

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3Combine oil, milk, sour cream (if using) & extracts; mix thoroughly

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4Pour into flour/egg mixture

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5Mix well (with out the sour cream, the batter will be a little thicker than with)

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6Pour into large soup/coffee mug

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7Sprinkle dried cherries on top of batter (they should sink in while cooking.

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8Place in microwave (I always place a paper towel or paper plate under)

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9Cook 3 - 4 1/2 minutes

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10Cake will rise over top of mug

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11Insert knife in center to test doneness (Note: outside of cake will appear spongy & moist; inside will be done)

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12Empty onto plate & enjoy (I usually enjoy plum-raspberry jam with this on top)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy