A rich chocolate mug cake that’s ready in less than 5 minutes!

Prep Time:  2 minutes

Total Time: 4 minutes

(serves 2)

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of semisweet chocolate chips, plus 2 teaspoons for garnish (can use regular or mini sized chips)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour (or all purpose flour)
  • ½ scoop Lovella Nutrition Whey Protein Concentrate, chocolate flavor
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • Optional garnishes: mint sprigs, coconut whipped cream or vanilla Greek yogurt

Instructions:

  1. Combine 3 tablespoons of chocolate chips and coconut oil in a large microwave-safe mug; heat in the microwave for 20 second increments until melted; stir to combine.
  2. Add the protein powder, flour, water, and baking soda into the chocolate mixture. Stir until thoroughly combined.
  3. Add egg to the chocolate mixture; stir well.
  4. Heat in microwave until cake is cooked through, about 1 1/2 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons of chocolate chips.
  5. Cool cake for about 2 minutes before eating. Top with garnishes if desired.