Remove the guilt and keep cake in your diet with an easy :90 Second Protein Whey Cake! This microwave cake recipe is not only quick but it’s made with simple ingredients you probably already have and is absolutely delicious!
Start this one with a bowl big enough to mix your ingredients and a microwavable bowl in the shape of the protein whey cake you want.
Add into your mixing bowl 1 1/2 scoops of your choice flavor protein powder, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder, 1 packet of your choice sweetener, 1 1/4 servings just add water pancake mix, and 3-4 some water.
If your protein powder flavor doesn’t pair well with a chocolate flavor then you’ll want to opt out of using the cocoa powder.
Mix your ingredients together while slowly adding in your water until everything is smooth (no chunks left). You don’t want your mix to be too watered down so keep an eye on it as you mix it and stop adding in your water before it “thins” out too much.
Coat your microwavable bowl with some non-stick cooking spray and pour your mix in.
Microwave your protein whey cake for 1-2 minutes (:90 seconds for me) or until it rises. Remember that your microwave time can change depending on how powerful your microwave is.
Remove your protein whey cake from the microwave, let it cool, and flip it over onto a plate. If you did it right, it should pop right out with ease.
Now is the part where you can satisfy your cravings and dive in or optionally top it. I topped mine with some peanut butter, whipped topping, and sugar free chocolate chips today. Let us know what creative and healthy toppings you top yours with in the comments below!
Did you know that cocoa powder is a great source of fiber with 2 grams for every 10 calories?
Whey Cake Toppings
- Flavored Greek yogurt
- Cream cheese
- Whipped cream
- Other nut butters
- Sugar free syrups (chocolate or caramel!)
- Crushed up nuts
- Ground cinnamon
- Fresh or dried fruit
Pro tip? Mix and match your flavors to easily change up the flavor of your :90 second protein whey cake!
Want even more protein? Top it with some High Protein Frosting!
:90 Second Protein Whey Cake
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- 1 Packet Sweetener
- 1 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder - 5g
- 1 ½ Scoops Protein Powder - 45g Your choice flavor
- 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- 1 ¼ Servings Pancake Mix - 55g "Just Add Water"
- 3-4 Ounces Water
- 6 Tablespoons Whipped Topping - 27g Fat Free
- Take out a bowl and mix all of your ingredients together aside from your Whipped Topping
- Coat a microwave safe bowl with non-stick cooking spray
- Pour your mixed ingredients in
- Microwave for 1-2 minutes depending on how powerful your microwave is
- Top with your Whipped Topping and/or anything else you want like Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips!
- Calories: 379
- Fat: 3g
- Saturated Fat: 3g
- Sodium: 732mg
- Carbs: 56g
- Fiber: 5g
- Sugar: 18g
- Protein: 32g