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Healthy Mug Cake Recipes You’ll Surely Love

What makes mug cakes an irresistible delight is that they’re easy to make and gives you instant gratification for your cravings. Every recipe is good for one person (but it doesn’t hurt if you make two or more). Cooking mug cakes also allows you to control the nutritional content of ingredients so that you can direct one serving according to your required diet.

Here are four mug cake recipes which are around 300 calories or less to satisfy your cravings.

Recipe 1: Coffee Mug Cake In Minutes

(Nutritional Info: 334 kcal, 15.9 grams fat, 43.3 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams protein, 41 mg cholesterol, 562 mg sodium)

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 minute

Ingredients:

–    ¼ cup all-purpose flour

–    1/8 teaspoon baking powder

–    2 teaspoons all-purpose flour

–    1 tablespoon butter

–    2 drops vanilla extract, to taste

–    1 tablespoon applesauce, adjust according to taste

–    2 teaspoons white sugar

–    1 pinch salt

–    1 teaspoon brown sugar

–    1 teaspoon butter

–    ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a mug (microwave-safe) for 10 seconds or until it’s softened.
  2. Stir in white sugar into the butter until it’s dissolved.
  3. Mix ¼ cup all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, applesauce, and vanilla extract into the butter mixture until the batter is smooth.
  4. Mix 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, brown sugar, 1 teaspoon butter, and cinnamon in a bowl. Use your hands while mixing the ingredients. Mix everything well until it forms a lumpy sand consistency. Sprinkle this mixture over the batter.
  5. Cook in the microwave for 50 – 80 seconds or until the coffee mug cake appears to be barely set.
  6. Cool before serving. This mug cake is best served with coffee.

Note: You can add sugar-free vanilla ice cream as a topping for the mug cake.

Recipe 2: Cinnamon Mug Muffin

(Nutritional Info: 356 kcal, 18.4 grams fat, 39.7 grams carbohydrates, 13.1 grams protein, 188 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium)

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

–    1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

–    ½ teaspoon baking powder

–    1 egg

–    2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

–    1 tablespoon quick-cooking oats

–    1 tablespoon flax seed meal

–    2 tablespoons vanilla yogurt

–    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

–    1 tablespoon honey

Instructions:

  1. Whisk egg in a mug (microwave-safe).
  2. Stir in baking powder, cinnamon, honey, oats, flax seed, flour, walnuts, and yogurt into the egg until it’s combined well.
  3. Microwave for 90 – 100 seconds or until it is set.
  4. Remove the muffin from the mug by turning it over a plate.
  5. Let it cool before serving.

Note: You can add sugar-free vanilla ice cream as a topping for the mug cake.

Healthy Mugcake Recipes

Recipe 3: Healthylicious Chocolate Mug Cake

(Nutritional Info: 390 kcal, 7.1 grams fat, 80.1 grams carbohydrates, 11.7 grams protein, 187 mg cholesterol, 1337 mg sodium)

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients:

–    1 banana, mashed

–    2 tablespoons cocoa powder

–    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

–    1 egg

–    2 tablespoons honey

–    1 teaspoon baking soda

–    1 ½ teaspoons milk

Instructions:

  1. Mix banana, cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, egg, honey, baking soda, and milk in a large mug (microwave-safe).
  2. Heat the mixture in the microwave on High for 2 minutes, or until cake rises and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Note: You can add sugar-free vanilla ice cream as a topping for the mug cake.

Recipe 4: Rhubarb Mug Cake Delight

(Nutritional Info: 167 kcal, 5.3 grams fat, 21.8 grams carbohydrates, 8.2 grams protein, 187 mg cholesterol, 74 mg sodium)

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

–    1 teaspoon chopped rhubarb

–    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

–    1 egg

–    1 ½ teaspoons milk

–    2 teaspoons white sugar

–    1/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Mix rhubarb, milk, sugar, all-purpose flour, egg, and cinnamon in a large mug (microwave-safe).
  2. Microwave on High heat for 3 minutes, or until cake rises above the mug.

3.    Let the mug cake cool for a minute before serving.

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