gluten free mug cake

Gluten Free Chocolate Mug Cake

Gluten Free Chocolate Mug Cake

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

The best part about mug cakes is that they are a delicious speedy dessert, just mix in the mug, pop it in microwave, cutting the 'baking' time to just a minute. What is there not to like!?

Serves: 4 or 2 very generous portions
Prep: 5 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute

  • Cooking Method
    • Baking


For the mug cake

  • 115g of Isabel’s Batter Mix
  • 1 large Free-range egg
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 1 Tbsp of cocoa powder
  • 65g Sugar or substitute
  • 3 Tbsp Milk or substitute
  • 2 Tbsp Chocolate chips or 4-5 squares of your favourite chocolate (optional, but really nice)
  • A few drops of vanilla flavouring

For vegan mug cake

  • 115g Isabel’s Batter Mix
  • 50g of Banana mashed or 50g of apple sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 65g Sugar or substitute
  • 1 Tbsp of cocoa powder
  • 1/2 Tsp of Baking Powder
  • 100ml of favourite plant base milk
  • 2 Tbsp Vegan Chocolate Chips
  • A few drops of vanilla flavouring


  1. Grease a large mug or a pudding basin thoroughly. Place the flour, sugar, cocoa powder and baking powder into the bowl, mix everything together and make a well in the middle. Add egg, oil and mix well, then add the milk or substitute and mix well to form a lump free batter. (For vegan method, add all ingredients as instructions on left side, the fruit and baking powder to substitute the egg ).
  2. Stir through the chocolate chips or if using chocolate squares, roughly chopped them and mix them into the batter. place the batter into the grease mug or divide into ramekins.
  3. Microwave on high (750W) for 1 minute. The pud should be cooked when springy to the touch. If required place in the microwave for a few more seconds.
  4. Serve with ice-cream and fruit
No Added Sugars, Dairy & Soya Free, Suitable for Vegans

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