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Mornings are arduous, mug muffins are straightforward. And, my Three Ingredient Nut Butter Mug Cake can is so ridiculously straightforward. It’s satisfying snack for evaaaryone, however in case you are 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 beneath 2 minutes . . . then sit again, take pleasure in and put your to-do checklist 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 selection, 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 certain, nevertheless 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 selection, an egg and baking soda, this low carb mug cake doesn’t have a candy style – simply that scrumptious nuttiness comes by.  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. In case you have a candy tooth (like me), you may have a pair choices to offer 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 certainly one of these choices:

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

You will be half asleep when making this 2-minute mug muffin recipe – which means it’s excellent 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 in case you are going that route). Proceed whisking/stirring till the whole lot included and clean. Then you definitely simply pop within the microwave for as much as 90 seconds – it is going to puff up like a souffle (the truth is, it’s possible you’ll fear it is going to 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, nevertheless it tastes AMAZING! Let it cool a minute earlier than digging in with a spoon – you can even prime as your cravings dictate: extra nut butter, chocolate chips, fruit, low-carb syrups, and so on.Nut Butter Mug Cake with Topping

So, what do you assume?! I wager you may have the time plus the elements in your fridge/pantry to make this RIGHT NOW! Share your ideas, topping concepts, and so on. 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 beneath two minutes to fulfill your snack cravings in a wholesome approach! Use the nut butter of your selection 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 selection
  • 1
    giant egg
  • ¼
    baking soda
  • *
    **non-obligatory 2 packets of stevia (or 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup) for those who like issues sweeter

  1. Add the whole lot however non-obligatory 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 approach over the rim like a souffle, after which settle again down some when cooled. Whereas nonetheless heat, prime as desired with syrups, nuts, whipped cream, and so on.

(with out toppings)