The recipe I want to share with you today is a delicious chocolate whey protein mug cake that contains no flour, is low in carb but will still satisfy your sweet cravings. It’s unbelievably easy to make too. You can’t miss it up.
I love supplementing with protein powders but I just can’t drink protein shakes. And a while ago I started using protein powders as a flour substitute for almost everything and it works amazingly well.
How To Bake A Mug Cake
I use the microwave to bake the mug cakes which only take about 2-3 minutes. You can certainly use the oven but I find the microwave to be extremely convenient because I can use a regular mug and it only wakes a couple of minutes. This cake took me about 2 minutes to bake.
I like to mix everything in a bowl before adding it to the mug. But I’ve also mixed everything in the same mug before and it didn’t get stuck to the mug or anything.
What I also love about the microwave technique is the cake turns out very light and fluffy. It’s just a no-excuse way to prepare a healthy snack with whatever ingredients you have at hand.
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Best Protein Powders To Bake The Mug Cake
In general, any protein powder will do. I’ve used whey protein for this specific recipe. But, I’ve also use Hemp yeah! protein for other similar recipes and It tasted even better. My favorite is the chocolate and vanilla Hemp Yeah! protein
Flourless Protein Mug Cake Recipe
The ingredients are so simple, I’m gonna share them with you below!
Just one more thing before I jump to that. If you don’t have Whey protein, I would use about 1/4 cup of oats or oat flour. You can also add almond or coconut flour to the mixture. They are both low in carbohydrates.