5-Minute Mug Cake

Course: Desserts
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Chickpeas
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition: 1/2 cup serving, 500 calories or less, 7g+ fiber, 7g+ protein
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings


  • 1 cup chickpeas cooked or canned (rinsed and drained)
  • 3 tbsp honey or syrup
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 4 tbsp almond flour or whole wheat flour (use almond flour to make gluten free)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips dark (use dairy free to make vegan)


  • 1 tbsp coconut shredded


  1. Blend chickpeas, honey, almond milk, and vanilla in a blender or food processor until smooth. Then add flour, baking powder, and cocoa powder and blend again until combined.
  2. Divide between two large microwave-safe mugs.
  3. Sprinkle chocolate chips and any optional toppings on top of each mug.
  4. Microwave on medium power for 2-3 minutes
  5. Let cool, and then enjoy!