Cherry sponge mug cake is a delicious sweet combination of fruit flavours that just takes 10 minutes to make. This is a perfect pudding treat for when you have very little time but crave the combination of something a little naughty!
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Cherry Sponge Mug Cake

Cherry sponge mug cake is a delicious sweet combination of fruit flavours that just takes 10 minutes to make. A perfect pudding treat.
Course Pudding
Cuisine International
Keyword cherry mug cake, how to make a mug cake, spong mug cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 579kcal
Author Neil

Ingredients

For the sponge: -

  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp skimmed milk
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 3 tbsp self raising flour
  • 1 tbsp cherry jam / conserve

For the topping: -

  • 25 ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp cherry jam / conserve
  • 1 glace cherry

Instructions

For the sponge: -

  • Place the butter in a 350ml mug and melt in the microwave for 10 – 20seconds
  • Add the beaten egg and milk and whisk together with a fork to combine until smooth
  • Add the sugar and self raising flour and whisk together with the fork until combined
  • Fold in the jam / conserve
  • Cook in the microwave for approximately 2mins @600w or 1 ½ mins @ 750 – 800w, until sponge has risen. Whilst cooking whip the cream for the topping

For the topping: -

  • Place the double cream in a bowl and whip it to soft peaks with a fork.
  • Spread the jam over the top of the cooked cake
  • Spoon over the whipped cream and place the glace cherry on top
  • Serve immediately

Nutrition

Calories: 579kcal | Carbohydrates: 79.4g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 25.6g | Saturated Fat: 14.8g | Cholesterol: 209.1mg | Sodium: 91.5mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 52.8g | Vitamin A: 1550IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1.3mg