Doughnut in a Mug


A fast and simple recipe that doesn't require a deep fryer. It doesn't look like a donut, but it's really easy, tastes great, and is super spongy!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
7 mins
1 doughnut


  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons self-rising flour

  • 1 ½ tablespoons milk

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Beat egg, brown sugar, self-rising flour, milk, white sugar, olive oil, and cinnamon together in a large mug.

  2. Place mug in microwave; cook on high heat for 2 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

Two tablespoons flour and 1/4 teaspoon baking powder can be substituted for the self-raising flour.

Vegetable oil can be substituted for the olive oil, if desired.

If doughnut isn't fully cooked after 2 minutes, microwave for 10 more seconds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

411 Calories
19g Fat
53g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 411
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 188mg 63%
Sodium 287mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 160mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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