The healthy solution for your chocolate cravings is here, a Chocolate Protein Mug Cake! This quick microwave dessert recipe is super easy to make, guaranteed to fill you up, and absolutely delicious!
Start this recipe by taking out and coating your favorite mug with some non-stick cooking spray. Alternatively you could just use a microwavable safe bowl.
Add right into your favorite mug or bowl 1 large whole egg, 1 scoop of a chocolate protein powder, 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 1/2 tablespoon of sugar free chocolate chips, 1/2 of a ripe banana, 1/2 ounce of unsweetened milk substitute, 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, pinch of salt, and 1/2 cup of unsweetened apple sauce.
Mix all of those ingredients together until everything for your chocolate protein mug cake is well incorporated.
Mixing everything together should be easy by hand as long as you used a ripe banana! If you didn’t use a ripe banana or don’t have one you can help mix it in with a fork (mash it).
Put whatever you’re using into the microwave for :30 seconds, lightly mix everything around, and microwave it again for 1 minute. Repeat these steps until your chocolate protein mug cake looks done.
Cooking time will depend on how powerful your microwave is. Keep an eye on your mug cake and remember how long it took for next time!
Want a vanilla mug cake instead? Use vanilla protein powder and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract instead of chocolate and cocoa powder.
Remove it from the microwave and optionally top it.
Toppings I’ve used in the past? Whipped cream, Greek yogurt, pudding, peanut butter, sugar free chips, sprinkles, high protein frosting, and more.
Let us know what you topped yours with in the comments below!
Chocolate Protein Mug Cake
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- 1 Large Whole Egg
- 1 Scoop Protein Powder - Chocolate
- ½ Ounce Milk Substitute - or Milk
- ½ Tablespoon Chocolate Chips - Sugar Free
- 2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
- ½ Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce
- ¼ Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 Pinch Salt
- ½ Banana
- Take out a mug and coat it with some non-stick cooking spray
- Add all of your ingredients into it
- Mix everything together
- Microwave your mug for :30 seconds
- Mix everything together again
- Microwave for 1 minute
- Mix everything together one more time
- Microwave for another :30-1 minute
- Calories: 337
- Fat: 9g
- Saturated Fat: 3g
- Sodium: 327mg
- Carbs: 32g
- Fiber: 7g
- Sugar: 13g
- Protein: 32g