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1 Minute Protein Mug Cake

Protein Mug CakeAs the dad of a toddler, there isn't a lot of time to be making fancy desserts to satisfy those random sweet tooth cravings. Not to mention I can't bake to save my life…

So what does someone with  no time and no baking skills do when they want a quick and easy dessert?

My friends, meet…the 1 minute protein mug cake!

Not only is this super simple and fast to make, it's also a great protein snack that (I think) is also slow carb friendly. At the very least, it's a great easy way to up your protein if you're not really a protein shake type of person.

Protein Mug Cake Ingredients

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 5-10 drops liquid stevia (depending on sweet you like things) or any other sweetener available

Instructions To Make Your Protein Mug Cake

  • Mix together all of the ingredients in a mug
  • Heat in the microwave for 25 seconds (give or take), or until the middle is cake-like and the top and edges are slightly running. ***Since all microwaves are slightly different, start with 25 seconds to test out, and put back in for a few more seconds if necessary. Make a mental note for your future baking.
  • Get your fork and start nomsin!
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4 comments
Amy (Savory Moments) says April 28, 2018

Oh this is a great idea! Toddlers definitely make things pretty hectic at times haha!

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Wendy says April 28, 2018

The great thing about mug cakes, besides their great taste, is that you have automatic portion control.

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Colleen - Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck says April 29, 2018

In my world, cake is cake…I’m not the biggest fan…but that mug…so cute!!! I’d be willing to give the cake a try if it meant getting to hold that mug!!!

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Kelly Lynns Sweets and Treats says May 2, 2018

Love that this is healthy, quick and easy! Win-Win-Win…..pinned 🙂

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