Chocolate Mug Cake

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Chocolate Mug Cake

A mug cake made from protein powder, cocoa powder, and applesauce that is cooked inside of coffee mug and microwaved. If you’re in need of a quick sweet treat, this is your recipe.
PREP TIME
5 Minutes
COOK TIME
2 Minutes

Per Serving – Makes 1

268 Calories

21.2g C | 30.8g P | 6.7g F

How to Make Chocolate Mug Cake

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Chocolate Mug Cake

4.56 from 9 votes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, free, gluten free, under 10 ingredients, under 500 calories
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 268kcal
A mug cake made from protein powder, cocoa powder, and applesauce that is cooked inside of coffee mug and microwaved. If you're in need of a quick sweet treat, this is your recipe.
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Ingredients

  • 1 scoop (30 g) whey protein
  • 2 tbsp (10 g) cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp (2 g) stevia powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch (0.5 g) salt
  • ¼ tsp (1 ml) vanilla
  • ½ cup (113 g) unsweetened applesauce

Instructions

  • Mix all of your ingredients in a mug.
  • Microwave for 2 minutes or until it has set.

Nutrition

Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.2g | Protein: 30.8g | Fat: 6.7g

NUTRITIONAL INFO FOR THE Chocolate Mug Cake

The information in this table represents the estimate for the total nutrition of the recipe as it is written. If you wanted to split the recipe into more or less servings than what is originally listed you can use this table to determine the nutritional estimates.  If you update the number of servings in the “Servings” field of the recipe above, the information in these tables are no longer accurate as you have updated the ingredients.

Servings
Carbs
21.2g
Protein
30.8g
Fat
6.7g
Calories
268.3 cals

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This Post Has 9 Comments

  1. mehwish wasi

    Can this be made with a plant based protein powder?

    1. Josh Cortis

      Im not sure. I have never used plant protein one time in my life 🤷‍♂️

  2. Steven Popovich

    Can you use liquid egg whites?

  3. Gene Kevin Rosales

    Hi, Quick question. It says 2 tbsp (10 g) cocoa powder, but 2tbsp is equal to 28.3 grams. Which one should we follow? 2tbsp or the 10g?

    1. Arman Randhawa

      10g

  4. Amogh M C

    Is there a substitute for apple sauce?

    1. Nathan Wichers-Schreur

      I used Greek yogurt, worked great

  5. Jose Ma

    why do you use tapioca flour instead of wheat flour in many recipes? Is it to make it gluten free or does it have some other benefits?

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