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Strawberry Shortcake in a Mug.

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. 1 tbsp cold butter in small pieces
. 3 tbsp self rising flour
. 1 tbsp sugar
. 1 tbsp heavy cream
. 1/8 tsp salt
. 6 sliced strawberries
. 1/4 cup whipped cream

. Smash together the butter and the sugar in the bottom of a large mug until combined& crumbly.
. Stir in the flour and salt.
. Fold in the cream.
. Microwave for 45 seconds.
. Check if it’s done by inserting a toothpick in the middle.
. If it doesn’t come out clean, microwave for 10 to 20 more seconds.
. Spoon the whipped cream into the mug and top with sliced strawberries.

Fudge & Smores in a Mug.

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. 2-3 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs
. 3 1/2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
. 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
. 1 large egg
. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
. 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
. 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (mine was dark cocoa, hence the dark color)
. 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
. pinch of salt
. 1 1/2 ounces milk chocolate
. marshmallow fluff, cream or actual marshmallows

. Combine 3 tablespoons butter and 30gr. of chocolate in a small bowl.
. Melt in the microwave for 20-30 seconds. Set aside.
. In another bowl, combine remaining melted butter with graham cracker crumbs.
. Stir until moistened. Press graham crumbs into the bottom of your mug.
. In a bowl, whisk egg, sugar and vanilla until smooth.
. Add in flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa, stir until a thick batter forms.
. Stream in melted butter and chocolate, mixing to combine.
. Fold in remaining chocolate chips.
. Add half of the mixture on top of the graham crust.
. Throw on a scoop of marshmallow fluff/cream or a few marshmallows.
. Add remaining batter on top, then pop in the microwave for 1 min. + 20 sec.
. Remove and top with additional marshmallow if desired.

Banana Bread in a Mug.

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. Non-stick cooking spray
. 3 tbs flour
. 1 tbs + 1 teas sugar
. 2 tbs brown sugar
. 1/8 teas salt
. 1/8 teas baking powder
. 1/8 teas baking soda
. 1 egg
. 1/4 teas vanilla extract
. 1 tbs vegetable oil
. 1 tbs milk
. 1 ripe banana, mashed

. Spray a microwave safe mug with cooking spray.
. In a bowl, or right in the mug, whisk flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, soda.
. Add egg and combine until just incorporated with dry ingredients.
. Mix in vanilla, oil, milk and mashed banana.
. Pop into the microwave for up to 3 minutes, checking sometimes.
. Give it a few minutes when taking it out of the microwave.

Cheesecake in a Mug.

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. 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
. 2 Tbsp sour cream
. 1 egg
. ½ tsp lemon juice
. ¼ tsp vanilla
. 2-4 Tbsp sugar replacement sub (taste as you go)

. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a microwave-safe bowl.
. Cook on high heat for 90 seconds and stir every 30 seconds.
. Refrigerate until serving.

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