Mocha Chip Mug Cake

5 minutes. 1 mug. Pure heaven in your mouth. I’m talking mug cakes with COFFEE and CHOCOLATE, yo. Mocha Chip Mug Cakes, to be exact. 

this 5 minute single serve dessert recipe will send your taste buds into over drive. Made with whole ingredients, this mug cake will make you scream for... more mug cake.

I don’t have just have a sweet tooth — this mouth is full of multiple sweet teeth. I could probably eat ice cream or gummy candy every day of my life, but alas, that isn’t exactly good for you.

Enter: mug cake. 

this 5 minute single serve dessert recipe will send your taste buds into over drive. Made with whole ingredients, this mug cake will make you scream for... more mug cake.

It’s perfectly portioned and doesn’t contain any junk/preservatives that are usually found in store-bought desserts. This has been a HUGE win for after-dinner Netflix binging :)

I’ve tried this recipe multiple ways over the past few weeks, and have discovered a handful of new flavor combos I’d love to share. But for now, let’s stick with Coffee + Chocolate, because girl’s gotta have them.


[Have I mentioned I’m obsessed with random coffee mugs? None of the mugs in our house match and I love picking one out for that morning’s coffee. Mug = mood, okay?]

Not to mention, this mocha chip mug cake recipe is uber simple. But honestly, would you expect anything less from me? Simplicity is my middle name. Actually it’s Ann, but whatever.


Mocha Chip Mug Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
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A 5 minute single-serve dessert that's the perfect treat for the late night sweet tooth.
  • 3 TBSP of White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 TBSP coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 TBSP of strong coffee
  • 1 TBSP of almond milk [unsweetened]
  • 1 TBSP of chocolate chips (or your favorite chocolate bar, chopped)
  • For the whipped cream:
  • 1 can of full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight to let cream/water separate
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ TBSP honey
  1. Mix all ingredients into a microwave-safe mug.
  2. Microwave on high for 60 seconds
  3. If not cooked through, microwave for another 30 seconds
  4. For the whipped cream:
  5. Scoop the coconut cream off the top of the can, what's left will be the coconut water.
  6. Place coconut cream into a chilled mixing bowl
  7. Add vanilla and honey
  8. Use an electric mixer and beat on high for 2-3 minutes, or until stiff.


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