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Chocolate Quinoa Mug Cake - Gluten-Free

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Serves 1 | Prep Time 3 minute | Cook Time 3 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

A super simple Chocolate Quinoa Cake, it's a delicious cake that takes 5 Minutes to make in a mug. It leaves you feeling nourished and energised! We find it a great snack, breakfast, or dessert! It’s also gluten-free

Ingredients You'll Need

2 tbsp cooked quinoa
1 tbsp chia seed
30 grams protein powder or cocoa powder ( or half of both to equals 30 grams)
1/2 banana
1 egg
Optional vanilla (1/4 tsp)
Optional honey to make it sweeter (1 tbsp)
Drizzle with dark chocolate sauce
cocoa powder (unsweetened) to sprinkle on top


Mash your banana. Then add all ingredients to a large microwave safe mug. Mix thoroughly until batter is formed

Microwave for 30 seconds. Wait 10 seconds, then microwave again for 15 seconds. wait one more time and then microwave for an addition 10-15 seconds or until cake starts to expand past mug.

Remove from oven and gently flip mug over onto a plate. Cake will have form. Drizzle will any additional chocolate sauce, honey, cocoa, etc. of your choice! Enjoy!

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