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Lemon Pudding Mug Cake for Two

Lemon Pudding Mug Cake for Two

Sweet and tart and perfect for two people. This summertime treat made in the microwave is perfect for a little sunshine all year round. 

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10 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time


1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, separated

Pinch salt

1/3 cup sugar

1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

4 tablespoons lemon curd


Powdered sugar, as desired

Fresh fruit, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Butter 2 (8- to 12-ounce) coffee mugs. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Beat egg white and pinch of salt in medium bowl until stiff peaks form. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine egg yolk, sugar, butter, lemon zest and lemon juice in small bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour and baking powder; beat until combined. Gently fold beaten egg white into batter with spatula.

  4. STEP 4

    Divide evenly between prepared mugs. Top each with 2 tablespoons lemon curd. Microwave 2 minutes or until cake starts to pull away from sides of mug.

  5. STEP 5

    Let mugs cool slightly, about 2-3 minutes, before eating. The lemon curd gets very hot while cooking.

  6. STEP 6

    Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with fresh fruit, as desired.

Nutrition (1 mug cake)

560 Calories
28 Fat (g)
165 Cholesterol (mg)
380 Sodium (mg)
47 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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