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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!

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
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 579 kcal
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
Metric - US Customary

Instructions

For the sponge: -

  1. Place the butter in a 350ml mug and melt in the microwave for 10 – 20seconds
  2. Add the beaten egg and milk and whisk together with a fork to combine until smooth
  3. Add the sugar and self raising flour and whisk together with the fork until combined
  4. Fold in the jam / conserve
  5. 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: -

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