Recipes and Cooking Gingerbread Mug Cake 3.6 (12) Microwaving results in an incredibly moist cake because you are steaming it to bake it through. By Recipe by Gesine Bullock-Prado Published on November 1, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Con Poulos Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 3 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray ½ cup dried cranberries 1 tablespoon orange juice ½ 10.3 ounce loaf frozen gingerbread-flavored pound cake* 3 tablespoon butter, melted 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 recipe Bourbon Hard Sauce 3 dark sweet cherries with stems (optional) Directions Coat the inside of 3 6-ounce microwave-safe mugs with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Place cranberries and orange juice in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 100% power (high) for 30 seconds. Set aside. Cut cake into 2-inch pieces. Place cake in a food processor. Cover and process until crumbs form. Add butter, egg, vanilla, baking powder, and salt. Cover and process until a batter forms. Stir batter into cranberry mixture. Spoon batter into mugs. Microwave on 100% power (high) for 2 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm topped with Bourbon Hard Sauce and cherries, if desired. * If you are not able to find the gingerbread-flavored pound cake substitute 1/2 of a 10.75-ounce loaf plain pound cake and add 1/8 teaspoon each ground ginger and ground cinnamon to the batter. Bourbon Hard Sauce: In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup butter, softened, 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon bourbon or vanilla. Stir until just combined. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 542 Calories 34g Fat 54g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 3 Calories 542 % Daily Value * Total Fat 34g 44% Saturated Fat 20g 100% Cholesterol 160mg 53% Sodium 707mg 31% Total Carbohydrate 54g 20% Total Sugars 39g Protein 4g Vitamin C 3.1mg 16% Calcium 92mg 7% Iron 1.2mg 7% Potassium 53mg 1% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 10.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.