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Mornings are exhausting, mug muffins are straightforward. And, my Three Ingredient Nut Butter Mug Cake can is so ridiculously straightforward. It’s satisfying snack for evaaaryone, however if you’re 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 underneath 2 minutes . . . then sit again, get pleasure from and put your to-do listing on maintain for only a bit.  Learn on to get the nut butter mug cake recipe: 

The thought of simply three components – 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 analogous texture, however with out flour or different grains? I’m nonetheless not fairly positive, 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 means of.  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’ve gotten a pair choices to present it a desserty-sweet vibe with out making it crazy-high in carbs. You can also 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 many others.
  • (untested) Combine in a pair tablespoons mashed banana. I’m making an attempt this tomorrow!

You may be half asleep when making this 2-minute mug muffin recipe – which means it’s perfect 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’re keen on, and baking soda (plus any sweetener if you’re going that route). Proceed whisking/stirring till all the things integrated and easy. Then you definitely simply pop within the microwave for as much as 90 seconds – it is going to puff up like a souffle (in truth, 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 may as well prime as your cravings dictate: extra nut butter, chocolate chips, fruit, low-carb syrups, and many others.Nut Butter Mug Cake with Topping

So, what do you assume?! I wager you’ve gotten the time plus the components in your fridge/pantry to make this RIGHT NOW! Share your ideas, topping concepts, and many others. 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 underneath two minutes to fulfill your snack cravings in a wholesome method! 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
    massive egg
  • ¼
    baking soda
  • *
    **non-compulsory 2 packets of stevia (or 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup) should you like issues sweeter

  1. Add all the things however non-compulsory toppings to a minimal capability 8-ounce mug. Use a fork to whisk round till easy and integrated. Microwave for 75 to 90 seconds on excessive energy. Mug can will puff method 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 many others.

(with out toppings)