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Grain-Free Chocolate Mug Cake

Grain-Free Chocolate Mug Cake

Nisha Vora
A vegan chocolate mug cake that’s rich, indulgent, and delicious! It’s also gluten-free, soy-free, oil-free, and Paleo-friendly but doesn’t skimp on flavor so you can satisfy your chocolate cravings in just a few minutes.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Servings 2


  • 2 very ripe medium bananas
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 4 tablespoons almond flour, or finely ground almonds
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 tablespoons vegan chocolate chips or finely chopped dark chocolate
  • Optional garnishes: coconut whipped cream and fresh berries


  • Place the bananas, peanut butter, tahini, almond flour, cocoa powder, vanilla, baking powder, and sea salt in a blender or food processor. Blend until you have a smooth, creamy texture.
  • Transfer the chocolate mixture to two small microwave-safe mugs. Microwave for 60-90 seconds or until the cake is cooked through.
    1. NOTE: To make this in the oven, preheat the oven to 350ºF and bake for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Top the warm mug cake with the chocolate chips and garnish as desired.
Keyword chocolate, gluten-free, mug cake, no added oil, paleo, soy-free
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