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Mornings are arduous, mug muffins are simple. And, my Three Ingredient Nut Butter Mug Cake can is so ridiculously simple. It’s satisfying snack for evaaaryone, however if you’re particularly following a low-carb, keto, gluten-free, diary-free and/or sugar free diet, this one is for YOU! 

Whip up a low carb mug cake, begin to end, in underneath 2 minutes . . . then sit again, get pleasure from and put your to-do listing on maintain for only a bit.  Learn on to get the nut butter mug cake recipe: 

The thought of simply three elements – a nut butter of alternative, egg and little bit of baking soda – coming collectively to create a deal with with the consistency of cake, had me befuddled. How might this gluten-free mug cake have an identical texture, however with out flour or different grains? I’m nonetheless not fairly positive, however it works – IT WORKS!

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Almond Joy Sheet Pan Pancake - gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, keto, low carb

With solely peanut butter or the nut butter of alternative, an egg and baking soda, this low carb mug cake doesn’t have a candy style – simply that scrumptious nuttiness comes by way of.  I’ve tried it efficiently with these nut butters: 1) peanut butter (pure plain and “flavors”), 2) almond butter, 3) walnut-cashew-almond cashew butter and 4) seed and nut blends. When you have a candy tooth (like me), you will have a pair choices to provide it a desserty-sweet vibe with out making it crazy-high in carbs. You may make it sweeter (though it doesn’t essentially neeeeeed it) by one among these choices:

  • Including toppings like a low-carb syrup (I like Choc Zero)
  • Utilizing a candy peanut butter (I like BNutty which makes use of honey-roasted peanuts not added refined sugars or corn syrups)
  • Add two packets of stevia (I like Pyure) to the batter, a tablespoon of honey, maple syrup, and many others.
  • (untested) Combine in a pair tablespoons mashed banana. I’m making an attempt this tomorrow!

You will be half asleep when making this 2-minute mug muffin recipe – which means it’s preferrred for early-morning breakfasts and late-night snacks. Simply whisk up egg in a espresso mug, then add peanut butter or the nut butter you like, and baking soda (plus any sweetener if you’re going that route). Proceed whisking/stirring till every part included and clean. Then you definately simply pop within the microwave for as much as 90 seconds – it should puff up like a souffle (actually, you might fear it should spill over the rim) however then settles again down when cooled. It’s fairly suspenseful to observe it cook dinner!

I’ll be the primary to say, it’s not probably the most BEAUTIFUL creation, however it tastes AMAZING! Let it cool a minute earlier than digging in with a spoon – you too can high as your cravings dictate: extra nut butter, chocolate chips, fruit, low-carb syrups, and many others.Nut Butter Mug Cake with Topping

So, what do you assume?! I guess you will have the time plus the elements in your fridge/pantry to make this RIGHT NOW! Share your ideas, topping concepts, and many others. within the feedback – XOXO, Jennifer 

Almond Joy Sheet Pan Pancake - gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, keto, low carb

This scrumptious mug cake is prepared in underneath two minutes to fulfill your snack cravings in a wholesome means! Use the nut butter of your alternative on this low-carb, keto-freindly, gluten-free, dairy free deal with!


Breakfast, Dessert, Snack

Servings: 1 serving

Energy: 352 kcal

  • 3
    nut butter of alternative
  • 1
    massive egg
  • ¼
    baking soda
  • *
    **non-compulsory 2 packets of stevia (or 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup) when you like issues sweeter

  1. Add every part however non-compulsory toppings to a minimal capability 8-ounce mug. Use a fork to whisk round till clean and included. Microwave for 75 to 90 seconds on excessive energy. Mug can will puff means over the rim like a souffle, after which settle again down some when cooled. Whereas nonetheless heat, high as desired with syrups, nuts, whipped cream, and many others.

(with out toppings)