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Chocolate Gluten Free Mug Cake

Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Mug Cake

Double chocolate mug cake is a quick and easy microwaveable dessert. This gluten free mug cake recipe is perfect for after school snacks, too, and the kids can help to make it!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 274kcal
Author Amee


  • 4 tablespoon gluten-free all-purpose flour *King Arthur brand recommended
  • 5 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 3 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch sea salt
  • 3 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk 
  • 3 tablespoon melted butter or coconut oil, but the butter gives it a better flavor
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoon good quality dark chocolate chips


  • Whisk flour, coconut sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt together in a small bowl. 
  • In a separate bowl, stir together almond milk, melted butter, vanilla, and beaten egg.
  • Combine the two mixtures together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Divide evenly into two mugs.  Top each mug with dark chocolate chips (60% cacao) and cover each mug with plastic wrap.
  • Microwave for 1-2 minutes. Microwave temps can vary. Cake should be gooey when done, but not runny.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g