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Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for Two

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This Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for Two is a simple dessert using fresh blueberries. Such a great recipe for lazy summer nights when you’re craving a sweet treat!

Mug Cake Recipes: Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for Two

Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake Recipe

And so the blueberry addiction continues in my house….and this recipe totally sent my low carb diet off the rails!

I let my lil missy take control of measuring and mixing all of our test versions of this recipe (and yes, that meant I had to keep stocking up on blueberries because she couldn’t stop eating them from the container!!) but I 100% participated in the taste testing.

microwave blueberry muffin

And, of course, this Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake isn’t just a recipe to make once….

We must have made it at least 6 times and when we finally got it right, (the perfect level of moist-ness) I decided we needed to make it just one more time to get the perfect photos. (My first set of photos weren’t nearly this pretty. I had removed the cake from the mug, but mug cakes don’t look so great out of the mug, lol.)

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I made the mistake of leaving the room “for a few minutes” while it cooled and when I came back 30 minutes later to do the photos, “someone” had eaten half of my mug cake!!  (so we had to make it one last time – glad I did, these photos came out amazing!)

Needless to say, this blueberry lemon mug cake is about to become a “I want dessert but don’t want to bake anything” staple.

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And, let’s be real, while mug cakes are meant to be shared….there’s also NOTHING wrong with eating the entire mug yourself while bingeing on Netflix….not that I would know anything about that one. 😉

Since this is so easy, this also makes a great hands-on activity for sleepovers…I know my lil missy would LOVE to impress her friends by showing them how to make this!

Flavor-wise, I am loving the blueberry-lemon combination. It’s the perfect amount of sweet and tart. Definitely don’t skimp on the blueberry lemon icing/drizzle – It’s sooo good!

Blueberry mug cake with lemon drizzle

Blueberries are still in season for several more months so stay tuned for even more blueberry recipes!

Mug Cake Recipes: Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for Two

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Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for 2.

Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for 2

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minites
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: desserts
  • Method: microwave
  • Cuisine: americam

Description

This Microwave Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake for Two is a simple dessert using fresh blueberries.


Ingredients

Scale

Cake:

  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp milk 
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup blueberries (or more if you like a lot of blueberries)

Glaze:

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice (sometimes I add a smidge of milk to make the drizzle runnier, just mix it up and add more sugar or liquid to achieve the desired consistency.)
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Mix the dry ingredients together in a mug.
  2. Gently mix in wet ingredients until most lumps are gone.
  3. Mix in blueberries.
  4. Cook in the microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes.
  5. Let cool about 4 minutes.
  6. While cake is cooling, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice til smooth.
  7. Drizzle glaze over cooled cake.  Eat immediately.

Enjoy!


Notes

  • I recommend the smaller blueberries in this mug cake.
  • Feel free to increase the amount of icing 🙂 (sometimes I add a smidge of milk to make the drizzle runnier, just mix it up and add more sugar or liquid to achieve the desired consistency.)

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 mug
  • Calories: 255
  • Fat: 9
  • Carbohydrates: 43
  • Protein: 3

Keywords: dessert, microwave, mug cake, blueberry

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13 Comments

  1. Made it twice now and shaved in a little fresh peel. Delicious

  2. This was so amazing. I doubled the recipe and baked in the toaster oven. Yummy!

  3. The recipe is for two servings. Do I use half of each ingredient in each mug to make the two servings?

  4. I made this just a few minutes ago. It was great but a little too lemony for my taste. Next time I make it I might decrease the amount of lemon juice slightly or just make a regular vanilla glaze instead of a lemon glaze to drizzle. I also had to cook it just a little longer about 2.5 minutes but that’s probably just my microwave. Otherwise this is a delightful recipe and I will keep it on hand when I crave something easy and sweet.

  5. Made this a few minutes ago. I ate the whole thing! So good!

    1. Glynis Scott says:

      I made one now, it came out great n tastes so good. Thanks for sharing

  6. Best mug cake I’ve ever made!!!

  7. Thanks for sharing! Can this recipe be made in the oven too?

  8. This looks so good! IT would be yummy for breakfast too!

  9. Just made this delicious ?! Yummmmmm… thank you for recipe.

  10. I couldn’t wait! We just made this, it’s amazing! (And you are spot on with that lemon drizzle.)