Chocolate Mug Cake - Gluten Free Recipe

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Chocolate Mug Cake - Gluten Free
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  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp guar gum (optional, i have made it without and it's fine) (optional) or 1/4 tsp xanthan gum (optional, i have made it without and it's fine) (optional)
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Required:.
  2. 1 large coffee mug.
  3. Add dry ingredients to mug and mix well.
  4. Add egg, mix thoroughly.
  5. Add milk and oil, mix again.
  6. Add chocolate chips and vanilla, mix.
  7. Cook for 3 to 3 1/2 minutes in the microwave. Cake will rise over the top of the mug!
  8. This may serve 2 as a dessert depending on your appetite.
  9. Variation: In the bottom of another mug place 2 Tablespoons of jam. Mix the cake up and pour over the jam. When cooked, tip out for a chocolate dessert with jam sauce topping.
  10. Second variation: Make as for jam variation but leave out cocoa replacing it with same amount of rice flour. Add grated orange rind to mixture.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 362.72 Kcal (1519 kJ)
Calories from fat 150.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.67g 26%
Cholesterol 48.65mg 16%
Sodium 187.89mg 8%
Potassium 112.8mg 2%
Total Carbs 46.56g 16%
Sugars 30.39g 122%
Dietary Fiber 1.14g 5%
Protein 9.14g 18%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 3%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 260.4mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 182.24 Kcal (763 kJ)
Calories from fat 75.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.38g 26%
Cholesterol 24.44mg 16%
Sodium 94.4mg 8%
Potassium 56.67mg 2%
Total Carbs 23.39g 16%
Sugars 15.27g 122%
Dietary Fiber 0.58g 5%
Protein 4.59g 18%
Vitamin C 0.8mg 3%
Iron 0.3mg 3%
Calcium 130.8mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.4
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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