Today I’m going to show you how to make protein mug cake without protein powder.
This protein cake in a mug is made with easy to find and affordable ingredients, and packs in more than 15g of protein per serving.
It’s great as post-workout snack, healthy dessert or even a lighter breakfast.
This is why you’ll love this healthy mug cake:
It’s a single serve recipe, so you do not have to worry about portion control!
It’s ready in 5 minutes!
It’s irresistibly decadent, moist, and delicious!
It’s packed with protein and is healthier than regular mug cakes!
PROTEIN MUG CAKE RECIPE
(makes 1 serving)
2 tbsp ground oats, or oat flour
1 tbsp flaxseed meal
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 cup skyr, or Greek yogurt (65g)
1 tbsp cooked, mashed lentils
1 tbsp chopped almonds
NUTRITIONAL INFO (per serving – without mix-ins):
224 calories, fat 6.9g, carb 37g, protein 16.8g
NUTRITIONAL INFO (per serving – with almonds):
258 calories, fat 3.9g, carb 35.8g, protein 15.5g
Add all the dry ingredients in the mug, and quickly stir.
Add all the other ingredients and mix with a spoon until smooth batter is formed.
Stir in some almonds, or other healthy mix-ins.
Microwave on high for about 2 minutes, which depends on your microwave.
Let cool a bit and you can dig in.