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blueberry mug cake in clear glass jar on cutting board

Blueberry Mug Cake

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: microwave
  • Cuisine: American


Microwave Blueberry Mug Cake is the perfect dessert recipe when your sweet tooth strikes! Just a few ingredients and five minutes later this single-serve dessert is ready to eat!


  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon venilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • powdered sugar for dusting (optional)


  1. In a small glass bowl or microwave-safe mug, whisk together ricotta cheese, melted butter, syrup, vanilla, and egg.
  2. Add flour, baking powder, and salt and stir to combine.
  3. Top with blueberries.
  4. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from microwave and dust with powdered sugar if desired.


  • Bowl or mug will be hot when removing from microwave, use caution!

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