Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake

4 Sep 2014

Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake

Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake

You know that Rolling Stones song You Can't Always Get What You Want? Well, when it comes to me and my boyfriend and our most favorite apartment that we went to see, then YES. We totally can get what we want.

Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake

Let me walk you through the apartment without actually walking (because I am so pooped from my move I cannot even fathom getting up for more than a few seconds).

Two rooms, laundry (score!), a bathroom and, best of all and what you are all thinking about, a large kitchen with a lot of storage space. This calls for a celebration!

Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake

And what better than a mug cake?

When you have been moving everything you own into a large truck, (no, we did not hire movers...sigh) you definitely don't want to be spending much effort into making something that takes more than 5 minutes.

Also, after exerting all that energy today, I need something with protein in it. This was exactly what I needed.

So whether it's a moving celebration, a  pre- or post-workout snack, or just a treat for yourself, I definitely recommend making this mug cake. You CAN get what you want, and in less than 5 minutes.

Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake

Chocolate Vanilla Protein Mug Cake
printable recipe

What you'll need:
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon applesauce
  • 1 + 1/2 tablespoons milk
  1. In a microwave safe mug, mix together the flour, protein powder, cocoa, sugar and baking powder.
  2. Add the applesauce and milk, and mix until fully incorporated.
  3. Microwave for 40 seconds and see if it's done. If it's not, microwave in 10 second intervals.

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  1. This looks delicious! And happy post-moving in! You must be so excited, I'm really happy for the two of you :) I could well do with more storage space in the wee kitchen in the flat here, but you gotta make do with what you have :P I just have to figure out some nifty Ikea solutions of sorts :P
    I hope you have a lovely day, s'almost the weekend - result! x

  2. That's great, Cathleen! So you can finally settle in with the bf. You deserve a treat!

  3. Congratulations on the move, Cathleen - large kitchen with lots of storage space? The best!

  4. What a great idea for mug cakes. Manservant is on a protein diet so maybe he will eat this. Glad you got what you wanted!

  5. Your apartment sounds perfect Cathleen, especially the kitchen. Great little protein cake.

  6. Congrats girl that is awesome sauce :D
    And love this protein mug cake!

    Choc Chip Uru

  7. YAY!!! Doing an awesome apartment happy dance for you! This mug cake is such a fun way to celebrate!

  8. congratulations on your new apartment! great to know that this little mug cake can be done in such a short time! brilliant!

  9. This looks fantastic, but how much cocoa powder is needed? It isn't listed in the ingredients. Looks yummy and I can't wait to try it :)

    1. Oh my goodness, thank you for noticing! I just changed it. I hope you like it :)


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