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vanilla mug cake - cake with spoon

Vanilla Mug Cake

Filled with simple, healthy ingredients and just a touch of maple syrup for sweetness, this is perfect dessert or sweet snack.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Vanilla Mug Cake
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 262 kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. dry rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • 1 tsp. chia seeds
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • ¼ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Place oats in blender or food processor; cover. Pulse on high until fine like flour.

  2. Add coconut flour, chia seeds, and baking powder; cover. Pulse on high to combine.

  3. Add egg, apple sauce, almond milk, maple syrup, and extract; cover. Pulse on high to combine.

  4. Lightly coat medium mug with spray; pour mixture into mug.

  5. Microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until fluffy; serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

  • If you don’t have a microwave, you can bake in a preheated oven at 350° F for 20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Mug Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 186mg62%
Sodium 497mg22%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 13g26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.