Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake
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This quick, easy, and chocolate-y dessert is not only gluten-free, but it's packed with healthy fiber that can help keep blood glucose levels on track. The addition of fruit boosts the nutrition profile even further, making this a great diabetes-friendly dessert option. Best of all, this chocolate mug cake with fruit is portion-controlled! By making just one serving at a time, you make it much easier to prevent over-indulging.

Chef's Tip: No raspberries? No problem! Substitute strawberries or another seasonal fruit

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    1 min
  • Servings
    1 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 mug cake
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

1 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 mug cake
  • Amount per serving Calories 170

  • Total Fat 9g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 210mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • Dietary Fiber 7g
    • Total Sugars 6g
  • Protein 5g
  • Potassium 290mg
  • Phosphorus 200mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Carbohydrate, 1 1/2 Fat, 1/2 Fruit



  • gluten-free flour
    1 tbsp
  • old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick cooking) (gluten-free)
    1 tbsp
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 tbsp
  • baking powder
    1/8 tsp
  • salt (or 1/16 tsp)
    1 pinch
  • Truvia or other sugar substitute
    4 packet
  • skim milk (fat-free)
    2 1/2 tbsp
  • olive oil
    1 1/2 tsp
  • water
    1 tbsp
  • vanilla extract
    1/8 tsp
  • raspberries
    1/2 cup


  1. In a large mug, mix together flour, oats, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and Truvia. Add in milk, oil, water and vanilla. Stir to mix well.

  2. Microwave for 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds. Serve with fresh raspberries.

  • Not recommended

    Baked for 1 1/2 min and followed recipe and it did not rise.