Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

How good is this recipe, yet so dangerous at the same time!! You now can literally have a chocolate cake in your hot hands in under 15mins (or less if you use the microwave!) 😋

I am chocolate obsessed (my 2 weakness are chocolate and cheeseboard platters). I am all about keeping trigger foods out of the house, because if there is chocolate in my kitchen, I will eat it. But this recipe…ALL of the ingredients are in my kitchen at ALL times! I am not sure how I am going to resist 🙈


  • If you don’t have protein powder just add an extra Tbsp of ground almonds.

  • Don’t over cook this chocolate cake (like I did in the video). I forgot that the ramekin remains hot so it continued cooking after I took it out of the oven. I also baked it for about 15 mins which was WAY too long!

  • To make it extra special, you could mix through chopped dark chocolate, peanut butter or crushed walnuts - yum!

*UPDATE - I have been making this recipe lately and adding 1 mashed banana. Also I have been skipping the ground almonds (simply because I didn’t have any) and the recipe still worked out perfectly! SO yumm 😋

Chocolate Protein Mug Cake


2 Tbsp 100% cocoa powder or cacao powder
4 Tbsp ground almonds
1 Tbsp all natural protein powder (I used CleanPaleo)
Pinch of sea salt
1 egg
1 Tbsp 100% maple syrup (or honey)
1 Tbsp coconut oil or butter
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and pour into a mug or ramekin.

  2. Either microwave for 1 minute or bake in the oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes.

Serves 1

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