Low Fat Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

Low Fat Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

How To Make Low Fat Chocolate Mug Cake

This recipe will give you a moist and decadent mug cake that you can make in just a jiffy. The best part is it’s low-fat so you won’t have to feel guilty.

Preparation: 1 minute
Cooking: 1 minute
Total: 2 minutes



  • 2tbspself-raising flour
  • 1tbspnatural granulated sweetener
  • 2tspunsweetened cocoa powder,or 1 tbsp for a darker, richer chocolate cake
  • ¼tspbaking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1tspbutter,reduced fat, melted or coconut oil
  • 2tbspunsweetened almond milk,or skim milk, 2½ tbsp of milk if using 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • tsppure vanilla extract
  • ¾tbspmini chocolate chips of choice,milk or dark, divided, optional


  1. Grab a ½-cup capacity mug and spray with cooking oil spray. Into the mug, add in the flour, sweetener (or sugar), cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Whisk to combine. To that, add melted butter, milk and vanilla.

  2. Fold in ½ tablespoon of chocolate chips, if desired. Mix them through. Top with the remaining chocolate chips.

  3. Bake in the microwave on Quick or High setting for 40 seconds. Open the door and gently touch the top with a fingertip.

  4. If it’s still a little underdone in the middle, bake for another 10 seconds until cooked through (not too long, as the cake will continue cooking in the mug once it’s removed).


  • Calories: 161.86kcal
  • Fat: 7.26g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.76g
  • Fiber: 2.21g
  • Sugar: 7.59g
  • Protein: 3.05g
  • Cholesterol: 11.74mg
  • Sodium: 156.07mg
  • Calcium: 164.11mg
  • Potassium: 93.44mg
  • Iron: 1.05mg
  • Vitamin A: 32.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.06mg
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