How to make a doughnut mug cake in your microwave

This recipe from Land O'Lakes is quick, easy, and the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth!

If you’re looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth, you’ve come to the right place! This doughnut mug cake recipe from Land O’Lakes is the perfect way to make a single serving of a delicious dessert that’s easy to whip up and won’t have you feeling guilty for overindulging.


2 tbsp butter

1/4 cup all purpose flour

1 egg yolk

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp milk

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg


  1. Put the butter into a large coffee mug. Land O’Lakes recommends using a 12 oz mug. Microwave the butter for 30 to 45 seconds or until it’s completely melted. Add all other ingredients and mix well with a fork.
  2. Microwave the mixture for 60 to 90 seconds. You want the cake to pull away from the sides and for the top to be dry.
  3. Let the cake cool a bit and then drizzle with melted butter and top with cinnamon sugar!
  4. ENJOY!

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