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Low-Fat Single Serving Mug Desserts: Cloud Cake Sundae, Coffee Cake Mug

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Making mug-sized desserts is one of our favorite pastimes. Try these recipes, and you'll understand why...

 
 
Cloud Cake Sundae

Entire recipe: 213 calories, 1g fat, 330mg sodium, 46g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 32.5g sugars, 3g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*

Angel food cake ROCKS. And with this single-serve microwave recipe, you have no excuse not to make some (unless you don't like angel food cake)...

Ingredients:
1/4 cup angel food cake mix
3 frozen unsweetened strawberries
1/2 tbsp. low-sugar strawberry preserves
2 tbsp. Cool Whip Free (thawed)
1 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:
Spray a wide, large microwave-safe mug (or HG Alternative) with nonstick spray. Add cake mix and 3 tbsp. water, and stir until just mixed. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, or until just set.

In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave strawberries for 45 seconds, or until thawed. Add preserves and thoroughly mash with a fork.

If you like, transfer your cake to a plate. Top with strawberry mixture and Cool Whip, and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

HG Alternative: It's important that the mug is both large and wide. If you don't have a mug like this, use a wide microwave-safe bowl! 

 
 
 
Coffee Cake in a Mug

Entire recipe: 166 calories, 3g fat, 387mg sodium, 36g carbs, 2g fiber, 20.5g sugars, 1g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*

Pssst... While this is a totally sweet and dessert-y item, we're not opposed to having it as a brunchy treat. You know, with your coffee!

Ingredients:
1 tbsp. Fiber One Original bran cereal
2 tsp. brown sugar (not packed)
1/4 tsp. plus 1 dash cinnamon
1/2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown)
3 tbsp. moist-style yellow cake mix
3 tbsp. club soda
1 drop almond extract
1/4 tsp. baking powder

Directions:
Place cereal in a sealable plastic bag and, using a meat mallet or heavy utensil, crush into crumbs.

Transfer crumbs to a small bowl. Mix in brown sugar and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon. Add butter, and mash and stir until well mixed and crumbly.

Spray a microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add cake mix, club soda, almond extract, baking powder, and remaining dash cinnamon. Stir until well mixed.

Sprinkle crumb mixture over the cake mixture. Microwave for 1 minute and 45 seconds, or until set. Enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING 

 
 
 
Hungry for More Muggy Desserts?

We've got more mug-bound sweet treats, don't you worry...

Wanna make something for yourself AND a pal? (Aren't you nice?) Check out this recipe: our Caramel Bread Pudding for Two.

If you're craving gooey chocolatey goodness, our Mississippi Mug Pie should satisfy that need.

Grab an apple and some classic cinnamon candies -- you're on your way to a Red Hot Apple Pie in a Mug!

And you'll fall in love with our PB&C Cake in a Mug in less time than it takes to make the darn thing! Pretty speedy...

 
 

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