This is my favorite dessert when I want to stay on track but am craving something delicious! Peanut Butter mug cake in less than one minute!
Hi Friends! Blogging a little later this morning because it’s been one of those mornings. I went to Orange Theory this morning way earlier than I usually do because I knew it was gonna be one of those days.
I started in a rush because my computer froze so I thought it was 6:14, but it was 6:25, as you know, 10 minutes make a HUGE difference in the morning. Then I swung through the Starbucks drive-thru for a cold brew and feta wrap for breakfast. Then I proceeded to be the WORST dog mom ever.
I put the leash on Nala and said “let’s go for a walk,” and then I remembered the power was going out and I needed to shower. Then I had to take off the collar which might have been the saddest moment EVER; I felt TERRIBLE. I gave her a treat and jumped in the shower.
When the power did go off my first thought was the food, ask me why I didn’t think of that before? More concerned about the shower I guess. I scrambled to get some of it in the cooler and pack the freezer, so all the frozen stuff was together. Then I had to call Mr. Hungry to figure out how to manually open the garage, FML.
UGH, then the power ended up going back on right before I left, which was good because then I put the food from the cooler in an insulated bag back in the fridge. I figured that way it would be safe even power went off again.
Turned the AC down and turned off all the lights that had turned on. Man, what a pain in the arse! So, that’s my morning. Now I’m blogging while getting my hair done, thanks Brad for being such a good sport!
As far as this dessert goes, I just slammed you with a million pictures of it because it’s one of my favorite desserts ever! You know those nights when you want to dessert but you also really don’t want to give into the sugar craving? Enter this delicious PB mug cake!
I started making versions of this online with coconut flour or oat flour. Eventually, I kept taking things out of the recipe until I was basically down to four ingredients! You can whip it up in one minute in the microwave, so it’s quick. Plus, it’s full of protein so it will be a more filling yet sweet tooth satisfying dessert.
PS I find it’s better made in a small bowl, not an actual “mug.” Something shallow works better than a mug so the cake can cook evenly. Mr. Hungry likes to put chocolate chips in his (which is how the nutrition facts are calculated), I like to top mine with about a teaspoon of real peanut butter. Either way, this will definitely be your new favorite dessert!
PS Because I’m chocolate lover through and through, I also developed a chocolate version of this mug cake for all my other chocolate addicts out there!
1 Minute Peanut Butter Mug Cake
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Let’s talk ingredients:
Peanut Butter Powder – I used PBFit from Costco. In theory, any PB powder should work, but not necessarily. Different peanut butter powders have different fillers or added sugar, so your results may vary if you use another type. This may especially change the amount of liquid you need to add.
Almond Milk – You can use any nondairy milk here and I suspect water or real milk would work as well. In theory, you could use orange juice, I wouldn’t suggest it taste-wise, but you just need a bit of liquid here.
Baking Powder – Do not omit.
Stevia – totally up to you if you are on the stevia train or not. However, I’m not sure if you can sub real sugar or maple syrup here because that will change your liquid/peanut butter powder ratio.
Add-Ins: Up to you, totally depends on what you want. To keep things low calorie you could add in stevia chocolate chips, or just go for the real stuff. Just keep in mind this will change the nutrition content of the recipe.
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1 Minute Peanut Butter Mug Cake
- Combine PB fit, vanilla almond milk, baking powder, and stevia in a small shallow dish. If you want to add in chocolate chips do so now. You should get a paste-like substance about the consistency of greek yogurt, add more peanut powder if it is too liquidity.
- Microwave for one minute. It may take longer if you have a lowered powder microwave. Microwave till not soft in the middle anymore.
- If desired top with peanut butter and devour!
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