Best Mug Cake (Paleo)


This is my favorite paleo mug cake recipe that I altered. It's a quick dessert that satisfies any sugar or chocolate craving! Coffee can be used in place of coffee extract.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Additional Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
9 mins
1 mug cake


  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips, or more to taste

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 egg

  • 1 drop coffee-flavored extract (Optional)


  1. Combine chocolate chips and olive oil in a microwave-safe mug; heat in microwave until melted, 20 to 30 seconds.

  2. Stir coconut flour, water, and baking soda into chocolate mixture using a fork. Add egg and coffee extract to chocolate mixture; stir well.

  3. Heat in microwave until cake is cooked through, about 1 1/2 minutes. Cool cake for about 2 minutes before eating.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

347 Calories
28g Fat
20g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 347
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 8g
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 182mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.