1pineapple ringfresh or from a can, that will fit in a mug
Mug Cake Batter:
1Tbspalmond milkor milk of choice
⅓cupoat flour(or 4 Tbsp coconut flour)
1-2Tbspsweetener of choice
1maraschino cherryfor topping
Spray a mug (12-16oz) with cooking spray, then sprinkle inside of mug with coconut sugar. Add pineapple ring to bottom of mug.
In a mixing bowl, combine egg, oil, vanilla, almond milk, and pineapple juice and stir to integrate.
Add sweetener, flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well to combine. Fold in fresh, chopped pineapple.
Pour batter into mug. Microwave 2½ -3 minutes. (150-180 seconds in my 1000-watt microwave. Adjust according to your machine's wattage.) It should be soft and springy to the touch.
Flip mug over a plate, remove cake from mug, and enjoy topped with a cherry!
Yields 1 pineapple upside down mug cake.
Microwave Wattage Conversions
Check the wattage on your microwave and use the cook times below as a starting point. At first, microwave for less time than what's listed, then continue cooking in short intervals until the cake is light, springy, and cooked through. Microwave mug cakes can be tricky, so you'll need to do some experimenting to figure out the right time in your machine!
700-watts: 3 minutes 30 seconds
800-watts: 3 minutes 5 seconds
900-watts: 2 minutes 45 seconds
1000-watts: 2 minutes 30 seconds
1100-watts: 2 minutes 15 seconds
1200-watts: 2 minutes 5 seconds
1300-watts: 1 minute 55 seconds
*Nutrition calculated for pineapple upside down mug cake recipe using oat flour.