Indulge in a guilt-free chocolate treat with this Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake recipe

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Indulge in a guilt-free chocolate treat with this Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on December 03, 2023

This Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake is the perfect solution when you want a delicious chocolate treat but don't have the time or energy to bake a whole cake. Made with wholesome ingredients and packed with chocolatey goodness, this mug cake is both satisfying and guilt-free. It takes just minutes to prepare and can be enjoyed as a solo treat or shared with loved ones. Treat yourself to a decadent chocolate delight without sacrificing your healthy lifestyle.


  • 4 tablespoons almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips (optional)


  1. In a microwave-safe mug, whisk together almond flour, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Add almond milk, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract to the mug. Stir well until the batter is smooth and fully combined.
  3. If desired, sprinkle chocolate chips on top of the batter.
  4. Place the mug in the microwave and cook on high for 1-2 minutes, or until the cake has risen and set.
  5. Carefully remove the mug from the microwave (it will be hot!) and let it cool for a minute or two.
  6. Enjoy the Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake straight from the mug or transfer it to a plate. Serve warm and savor every chocolaty bite!

Interesting Facts

  • This mug cake is made with almond flour, a nutrient-rich alternative to regular flour that adds a delicious nutty flavor.
  • Coconut sugar is a low glycemic sweetener that won't cause a rapid spike in blood sugar levels.
  • You can customize this mug cake by adding your favorite mix-ins such as nuts, dried fruit, or even a dollop of peanut butter.
  • Mug cakes became popular in the early 2000s as a quick and easy way to satisfy dessert cravings without the need for baking skills or a lot of ingredients.
  • This recipe is a healthier alternative to traditional chocolate cake, as it uses healthier ingredients and doesn't require large amounts of butter and sugar.