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30-Second Vegan Chocolate Cake in a Mug

I'm writing this immediately after using all my strength to get the final scrapings of chocolate cake from the depths of a sweet little ceramic mug. What I'm trying to say is: This little cake is pretty freaking good. Sometimes you just want cake. Not a cookie, or a chocolatey granola bar...cake. If you're like me, then if you make a cake you're likely to eat a lot (all) of it. Then there's the nuisance of dishes, oven usage, and playing the waiting game. Well! Do I have the thing for you. Got 30 seconds, a mug, and a fork? Then you're set. Not only is this cake the perfect single serving it's also filled with healthy ingredients like: -Oat Flour: Full of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibers. -Cacao powder: Protects nerve cells, helps with cardiovascular health, and even fights insulin resistance. -Coconut Oil: Contains many healthy fats -Maple Syrup: Contains minerals and antioxidants So dig in and eat the whole dang cake, you deserve it!
30-Second Vegan Chocolate Cake in a Mug

30-Second Vegan Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Recipe Type: Sweets
YIELDS1 mug cake
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  • 3 Tablespoons Oat Flour*
  • 1 Tablespoon + 2 Teaspoons Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Tablespoons Nut Milk
  • 1/2 Tablespoon + 1/2 Teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • 2 Teaspoons Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • Pinch Salt
  • Pinch Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Peanut Butter (optional)
  • Sprinkle Coconut Chips (optional)
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Directions

1. In a mug, combine dry ingredients (except coconut chips).

2. Add liquid ingredients (except 1/2 teaspoon of maple syrup) and stir until completely combined.

3. Microwave 30 seconds.

4. Remove mug and place peanut butter and coconut chips on top of cake. Pour 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup over cake.

Adapted from Chocolate Covered Katie’s “One Minute Chocolate Mug Cake.

*Make your own oat flour! It’s easy, cheap, and so affordable. Simply place dry oats in the blender and blend until it’s a flour consistency.

Also by Bella: Vegan Adaptogenic Overnight Oat Milk Oats

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Vegan Chocolate Layered Cake With Natural Food Coloring

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