Wednesday, February 27, 2013

1-Minute Chocolate PB Protein Mug Cake

It's about time I post a healthy dessert! Especially because sometimes I truly believe I have the world's largest sweet tooth. I've seen "cakes" like this around Pintrest but never tried one... Until last night. Clearly it made such an impact on me that I felt the need to blog about it today! It is packed with protein, has no "guilty" ingredients in it, and TOTALLY satisfied my sweet tooth and filled me up! Not to mention it took 1 minute to prepare and 1 minute to 'cook'... Ladies and gentlemen, I think we have found ourselves a winner. Thanks to my friend Steph for passing this recipe onto me! Introducing:
1 scoop Chocolate Protein Powder
1 T. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 t. Truvia (or sugar)
1/4 t. Baking Soda
pinch salt
1 egg white
2 T. Unsweetened Almond Milk
1/2 T. Peanut Butter (optional)
 Before! Mix, Mix, mix!
1. Combine all of your ingredients in a mug (except the PB) and mix well until smooth
2. Add in your scoop of PB and cover it with the batter
3. Microwave your mug for 1 minute. Watch it incase it overflows (pulse yor microwave and push down the cake periodically until the 1 minute is up)
Chocolate PB Protein Mug Cake
And just like that, it is ready to enjoy! So easy, so delicious, so filling.

Now I know my photography skills don't make it look all that appetizing, but give it a whirl and you'll taste the amazingness. It honestly tastes like a moist cake, maybe not quite as sweet, but chocolatey and delectable.
Warm, chocolate, gooey, YUM
238 Calories 
6.5g. Fat
12g. Carbs
2g. Sugar

Without PB- Nutrition:
190 Calories
2.5g. Fat
10g. Carbs
2g. Sugar

(I used chocolate whey protein, 1/2 T. all-natural nothing-added peanut butter, truvia)
Ready to enjoy it? It is delicious! And I would have never come up with this myself- ALL props go to for her creativity! 
<3 Morgan

1 comment:

  1. Morgan,
    I found your blog when checking out the recipe for quinoa pizza bites…I love quinoa. They sound really good. I will try them soon. Love your blog and congratulations ‘Miss Boston’! I noticed your remarks about your sweet tooth…that used to be me…especially chocolate! But, no more…for the first time ever, I have NO cravings, thanks to Zeal for Life. I believe it’s the best product on the planet! And, love to share it. If you haven’t heard of it, please take a look on my website:
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    Have a great weekend,