This chocolate mug cake is made from protein powder, cacao and stevia. Best of all, it's ready in 65 seconds!

Chocolate lover's mug cake (cacao & protein powder) – PICTURE – Women's Health & Fitness

Ingredients: (serves 1)

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder

  • 1 tsp cacao

  • 1 tsp stevia sweetener

  • 1 egg white

  • 14 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tbsp skim milk


Mix all ingredients well in a mug. When a well-mixed batter is formed, microwave for 45 to 65 seconds depending on microwave power.

If mug cake rises above the edge of mug, stop to check to see if it is cooked; if there is still batter at base of mug, microwave for another five to 10 seconds.

Invert cooked cake onto plate, serve with low-fat Greek yoghurt and strawberries. 

Recipe from our January BodyBlitz winner Leah Raynsford.

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