3 Microwave Mug Cakes Under 150 Calories


Although it is hard to keep it healthy this time of year. There are still ways to get your sweet-fix without the guilt. Here are 3 mug recipes under 150 calories that will make it easy to whip up a dessert that hits the spot but doesn’t pack on the pounds.

Click here to watch a step-by-step video of how to make each of these microwave mug recipes.


1. Dark Chocolate Mug Cake

  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp of Zing Baking Blend
  • 3 tbsp milk

Mix ingredients with fork. Microwave for 1 minute. Top with low-fat ice cream and strawberry.



2. Pecan Coffee Cake in a Mug


  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp applesauce
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tbsp of Zing Baking Blend
  • 1.5 tbsp water

Mix Cinnamon Swirl in separate bowl:

  • 1.25 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 crushed pecans

After mixing together the base, fold in Cinnamon Swirl. Microwave for 1 minute. Top with more crushed pecans and a tiny bit of caramel.



3. Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

  • 2.5 tbsp applesauce
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp of Zing Baking Blend
  • 3 dfrops of butterscotch flavor
  • 2 tbsp flour

Microwave for 1 minute 45 seconds. Let cool. Top with vanilla yogurt and brown sugar.


If you try these out let me know what you think! Hope you all have happy holidays, and be sure to check out all of my Christmas Shenanigans if you are looking for some fun new holiday recipes.


Sponsored by Born Sweet ® Zing™ Baking Blend. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed in this video are all my own.

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