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Pear and almond mug cake

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cook: 1 minute

makes: Serves 4


  • 1 large pear
  • 2/3 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons almond meal
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 40g butter, melted and cooled
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup maple syrup, to serve


  1. Finely dice half the pear and cut remaining half into thin wedges. Combine flour, almond meal and sugar in a small bowl. Whisk egg, milk, butter and vanilla in a jug. Add to flour mixture and stir until combined. Stir through diced pear.

  2. Spoon cake batter into 4x 3/4 cup capacity cups. Microwave on high for 60-70 seconds or until cake has risen and top is just set. Stand wedges up in cooked cakes. Drizzle with maple syrup and dust with icing sugar. Serve immediately.