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Birthday Party Mug Cake

Birthday Party Mug Cake

Done in minutes, this mug cake is a quick fix for a sweet craving. Best eaten warm!

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5 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time



2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only)

2 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon 2% or whole milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon decorator sprinkles


Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place butter into 12-ounce coffee mug; microwave 30-45 seconds or until melted. Add all remaining cake ingredients except sprinkles; mix well with fork. Stir in sprinkles.

  2. STEP 2

    Microwave 45-60 seconds or until cake pulls away from sides and top is dry. (Do not overcook.) Cool 1 minute. Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, as desired. Serve warm.

Tip #1

This recipe can easily be doubled using 1 (1/4 cup) Land O' Lakes® Half Stick to make 2 mug cakes.

Tip #2

To give as a birthday gift, combine all dry ingredients in mug. Place mug in plastic gift bag; tie with ribbon. Attach birthday candle and directions to make cake.

Nutrition (1 serving)

510 Calories
29 Fat (g)
245 Cholesterol (mg)
330 Sodium (mg)
54 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
7 Protein (g)
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