Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake


Perfect for a college dessert because it can be made in a microwave, this cake is both delicious and healthy!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
7 mins
1 cake


  • 1 banana, mashed

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ½ teaspoons milk

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Mix banana, flour, cocoa powder, honey, egg, milk, and baking soda together in a large microwave-safe mug.

  2. Heat in microwave on High until cake rises and is done in the middle, about 2 minutes.

Cook's Note:

For a less healthy but very delicious option, add chocolate chips and serve with ice cream!

Substitute 1/4 cup applesauce for the banana, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

386 Calories
7g Fat
80g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 386
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Sodium 1334mg 58%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 50g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 693mg 15%

* 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.