This recipe will make 8 or 9 coffee mug gifts.
1 (18.25 oz.) box cake mix any flavor
1 small box instant pudding mix (not
sugar free), any flavor
Place dry cake mix and dry pudding mix into a large bowl and blend well with a
whisk. This will be about 4 to 4 1/2 cups dry mix and will make 8 or 9 coffee cup
cake mixes. Place 1/2 cup dry mix into a sandwich bag. Place mix into a corner of
the bag and tie it there with a twist tie. Continue making packets until all your dry
mix is used.
Suggested Flavor Combinations
Lemon cake mix − lemon pudding
Yellow cake mix − chocolate pudding
Devils food cake mix − chocolate pudding
Pineapple cake mix − coconut pudding
Butterscotch cake mix − butterscotch pudding
Select a large coffee mug. Make sure that it contains no metallic paint as it will be
used in the microwave. Check it to ensure that it holds 1 1/2 cups of water.
Decorating the cups (optional)
Paint on the cup if you like. DecoArt Ultra Gloss Acrylic Enamel is one brand of
craft paint that can be made dishwasher safe by baking the painted cup in the
oven (instructions are on the bottle of paint).
1/3 C. confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 tsp. dry flavoring*
* powdered lemonade mix, powdered orange breakfast drink mix, cocoa powder,
vanilla powder (sold by coffee flavorings)
Select the flavoring appropriate to the cake you are making.
For the pineapple coconut cake include flaked coconut in a separate bag with
instructions to sprinkle it over the frosted cake. Place the glaze mix ingredients into
a sandwich bag and tie into corner of bag. Label this bag Glaze Mix and attach it
to the other bag with a twist tie.
Place one baggie cake mix and one baggie glaze mix in each coffee cup. Now
attach the following baking instructions to each coffee cup:
Bake a cake in a coffee cup. Generously spray inside of coffee cup with cooking
spray. Empty contents of large packet into cup. Add 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon
vegetable oil and 1 tablespoon water to dry mix. Mix for 15 seconds, carefully
mixing in all the dry mix. Microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.( you may not get
satisfactory results in a low wattage small microwave).
While cake is cooking, place ingredients from Glaze Mix into a very small
container and add 1 1/2 teaspoons water. Mix well. When cake is done, pour glaze
over cake in cup. Enjoy while warm.