Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake

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This Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake is healthy, gluten-free, vegan, oil-free and nut-free! All you need is 6 ingredients, a mug, 15 minutes and you have yourself a deliciously gooey dessert!

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Mug cakes are perfect when you want a quick dessert, but you don’t particularly feel like baking. This recipe is especially perfect for such times as you only need 5 ingredients and you can make it in the mug or bowl you’re baking it in!

Over the past couple of months, I have developed an insatiable sweet tooth. The more I bake, the more I want to eat baked goods! Strange, isn’t it? (can you sense my sarcasm?)

So, I have been trying to come up with recipes that I can make smaller portions of so that I don’t devour a batch of muffins in one day. Mug cakes are the PERFECT solution.

This Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake is:

  • Gooey in the middle
  • Fluffy on the outside
  • Packed with protein

How to make a Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake

You only need 6 ingredients for this recipe!

You will need:

  • Half a medium banana (around 50 – 60 grams). The banana serves as an oil substitute in this recipe. I love recipes you don’t need oil for as I like getting my healthy fats from different food sources (like peanut butter!!!)
  • You will also need some sort of unrefined sugar syrup such as maple syrup, agave or fruit syrup.
  • Plant milk provides as the liquid for this recipe and also offers healthy fats (if you use nut milk) and extra protein. I use unsweetened soya milk, but any vegan milk will do!
  • Gluten-free Self-raising flour. I love self-raising flour for this recipe as it rises SO MUCH without adding any baking powder or soda. You can alternatively use all-purpose flour with 1/2 a tsp of baking powder.
  • Protein Powder. If you don’t already know by now, I love baking with vegan protein powder. It’s such a delicious way to get in loads of protein and if you use a flavoured protein powder it just ups your mug cake game by 100. You could, however, replace it with more flour.
  • And of course: Chocolate Chips! This ingredient is non-negotiable. (it’s a choc chip cookie mug cake, duh!) You could use chopped chocolate instead, just make sure it’s vegan or dairy-free!

Add all of these ingredients to a mug, or oven-safe bowl and bake for 15 minutes! The middle will be gooey, so if that’s not your vibe: bake it for longer!

Gooey on the inside!

You could potentially make this in a microwave, however, I have not tested this as I don’t own one! So try 2-3 minutes and let me know what happens…

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Vegan Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake

Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake

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This Choc Chip Cookie Mug Cake is healthy, gluten-free, vegan, oil-free and nut-free! All you need is 6 ingredients, a mug, 15 minutes and you have yourself a deliciously gooey dessert!
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Cuisine Gluten-free and Vegan
Servings 1
Calories 500 kcal


  • 1/2 Banana (50-60 grams)
  • 1 tbsp Syrup
  • 100 ml Plant Milk
  • 50 grams Self-Raising Flour (Gluten-free)
  • 30 grams Vegan Protein Powder
  • Chocolate Chips (as much as you like)
  • Salt (optional, but recommended)


  • Mash your banana in an oven-safe bowl.
  • Add the syrup and milk and mix well.
  • Add in the flour and combine and then mix in the protein powder.
  • Add a sprinkle of salt and mix in chocolate chips. Don't forget to add some more to the top!
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven @ 180°C for 15 minutes!


  • You can substitute the self-raising flour for all-purpose flour and 1/2 a tsp of baking powder
Keyword 15 minute recipe, 6-ingredient recipe, choc chip mug cake, chocolate chip, mug-cake, single-serving, vegan gluten-free recipe, vegan, gluten-free dessert

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