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Lemon Cake in a Mug

Rated as 3.24 out of 5 Stars
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"The web abounds with recipes for chocolate cake in a mug. What about those of us who can't or don't eat chocolate but love quick cake? This tasty concoction can be made in minutes in your microwave and takes almost no prep time!"
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Ingredients

13 m servings 950
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cake)

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, 1/4 cup white sugar, and baking powder together in a mug. Add egg, vegetable oil, water, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice; stir until well mixed.
  2. Cook in the microwave on high until cake is cooked through, 2 1/2 to 3 minutes. Remove from microwave and cool.
  3. Mix 3 tablespoons white sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice together in a microwave-safe bowl until smooth; cook in microwave until sauce is bubbling, about 30 seconds. Pour sauce over cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 950 calories; 46.3 126.4 11.2 186 133 Full nutrition

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I thought it was very good. I read the recipe and didn't have any disillusion on what the end result would be. I would never say a homemade recipe is disgusting because this is a site for shar...

Most helpful critical review

I would suggest the following tips based on my experience: Replace oil with butter for more softness. Alternatively, if you're out of butter, you can replace 1T of oil with heavy cream. I have...

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I would suggest the following tips based on my experience: Replace oil with butter for more softness. Alternatively, if you're out of butter, you can replace 1T of oil with heavy cream. I have...

I thought it was very good. I read the recipe and didn't have any disillusion on what the end result would be. I would never say a homemade recipe is disgusting because this is a site for shar...

This was heavy and not a great texture. The flavor was not particularly very lemony either. I will not be making this again.

This cake had no lemon flavor and had a really eggy texture.

I replaced oil with butter and added 1/8 tsp baking soda and this was great!!! I have made lots of mug cakes and I have had most of hem fail, but this one was a success!!! I will most DEFINITELY...

This is a microwave cake. It makes no pretense to be anything else, so if you make this expecting to eat something with the texture of an oven baked cake, you'll be disappointed. If, however, ...

this didn't taste good at all it smelled ransed had a bad texure and the toping wasn't good

Absolutely disgusting!

It is actually very chewy!