The best clean eating and healthy mug cakes, mug muffins and mug brownies ALL ready in under one minute! Moist, gooey and completely guilt-free, every single serve recipe is completely vegan, gluten free, paleo, refined sugar free, dairy free, grain free, low calorie and low carb! For those without a microwave, there are tested oven options for all of them!
What do these muffins, brownies, and cakes all have in common? Well, you can set the timer to 60 seconds, because that’s how long it will take to whip these up!
Long term readers know that I’m a huge fan of single-serve recipes, mainly because it highlights my solitude we don’t ALWAYS want to eat an entire cake or brownie to ourselves.
Just kidding, we do.
However, we know that it’s not the best idea for our health to do that.
To combat this, it’s totally necessary to be able to have desserts in healthy portions, along with taking minimal time. I’ve put together my favorite healthy single-serve treats which all use the same handful of ingredients and are quick, easy and delicious! Just a couple of key features before we get into the recipes-
For those who need protein recommendations-
For these recipes, every time I tried using whey protein, it turned into hockey pucks. Even when I tried to underbake it, it still continued to be dry and tough. My THREE protein powder recommendations are as follows- Vegan protein powders (vanilla or chocolate), Casein protein powder (vanilla or chocolate) and the paleo protein powder (vanilla or chocolate). If you do opt to use whey, you’ve been warned!
DON’T HAVE A MICROWAVE? I GOTCHA COVERED!
Every single recipe below has been tested using a toaster oven and standard kitchen oven. While each link includes directions for baking in the oven, I thought I’d make it easy and just share the standard method here- Firstly, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and follow the exact preparation directions as the microwave. Grease a microwave safe ramekin or small bowl and bake for 12-15 minutes.
For those who want a super gooey mug cake/brownie/muffin, check at the 12-minute mark, and until a skewer comes out ‘just’ cooked.
For those who want a more tender mug cake/brownie/muffin, remove from the 15-minute mark until fluffy and cooked.
Okay, let’s jump into the cakes…mug style!
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