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Jelly Donut in a Mug (MugNut) : Move over Cronut, step aside Duffin, there's a new nut in town: a Mugnut to be exact, or a Jelly Donut made in a mug. And it’s INCREDIBLE!
Jelly Donut in a Mug (Mugnut)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
6 mins

Learn how to make a Microwave Jelly Donut, or Mugnut, in just minutes with my simple recipe. This is a perfect snack or accompaniment to my other Mug Meals!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 551 kcal
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) Butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Strawberry jam
  • Cinnamon sugar to garnish
  1. Place butter into a microwavable mug and microwave until just melted. (roughly 20 seconds)
  2. Add in the remaining ingredients; mix well with a fork until just combined

  3. Once the batter is mixed place the spoonful of jam down into the batter to get a jammy center
  4. Microwave for 45 seconds or until it is firm on top. (Cooking time is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary) Always keep a close eye on your mug while in the microwave so it doesn’t overflow or overcook.

  5. Sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on top and enjoy straight away!
Recipe Notes

They can be mixed up in advance for an even speedier meal
Cooking time will vary depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug

You can replace the egg with 2 tablespoons of banana or apple sauce.
You can bake them in the oven at 350°F (180°C) for roughly 10-12 minutes. However every mug is different so I advise checking on it after 10 and then make a call.

Nutrition Facts
Jelly Donut in a Mug (Mugnut)
Amount Per Serving (1 Mug Cake)
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 256
% Daily Value*
Fat 28.4g44%
Saturated Fat 16.4g103%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.6g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 245.1mg82%
Sodium 444.7mg19%
Potassium 29.3mg1%
Carbohydrates 67.5g23%
Fiber 1.3g5%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 6.5g13%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Calcium 168mg17%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.