Microwave Strawberry Cream Mug Cake for Two

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Microwave Strawberry Cream Mug Cake for Two
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 2

This is a delicious treat for two ready in 20 minutes, using white cake mix, strawberry-flavoured gelatin and homemade strawberry cream syrup. Recipe by Heather Baird.


  • 6 tablespoons Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Jell-O™ strawberry-flavoured gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon hot water

  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1 tablespoon strawberry-flavoured gelatin

  • 1/2 cup whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate-flavoured syrup
  • 2 fresh strawberries
  • 4 chocolate sticks


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  • 1
    Lightly grease 2 (14- to 16-oz) mugs with vegetable oil using paper towel.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, place cake mix. With whisk, beat in egg, 2 tablespoons milk and 1 tablespoon oil. In small cup, dissolve 1 tablespoon gelatin in hot water. Beat into cake batter. Divide batter evenly between mugs, about 1/2 cup in each mug.
  • 3
    Microwave mugs on High 30 seconds. Let stand 5 seconds. Microwave on High 30 seconds longer. Let stand 5 seconds. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • 4
    Using bamboo skewer or sharp knife, gently poke several holes in each mug cake.
  • 5
    To make Strawberry Cream Syrup, in small microwavable bowl, beat both milks with whisk to blend. Microwave on High 30 seconds or until hot. Beat in 1 tablespoon gelatin. Pour half of the cream syrup over each cake. Let cake stand 2 minutes or until cream syrup is absorbed.
  • 6
    Top each cake with 1/4 cup whipped topping; drizzle each with 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup. Garnish each cake with 1 strawberry and 2 chocolate sticks. Serve immediately. Store in refrigerator.

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  • If cakes are not done after a total of 1 minute of microwaving on High, microwave for an additional 15 seconds on High.
  • Using clear glass mugs will show off the pretty pink colour of the strawberry cake.
  • If you can’t find chocolate sticks (sometimes called batons), use chocolate bonbons or rolled wafer cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 servings
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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