Lemon Pudding Mug Cake for Two
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. 

10 min
15 min


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.


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


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