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Healthy Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

What else can you call chocolate cake in a mug other than a pure cup of joy? That’s exactly what this recipe is! But along with being a delicious cup of joy, it’s also healthy, packed with protein, essential nutrients, and low in sugar!  It’s chocolate perfection in a mug!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Course Dessert, Snack


  • 1 scoop LadyBoss LEAN
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 c almond milk


  • In a small microwave-safe bowl or mug combine protein powder, cocoa powder, coconut flour, and baking powder.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together egg and almond milk.
  • Mix in the wet mixture with dry ingredients.
  • Top with cacao nibs.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds.


If you’d like texture in your mug cake, add 1 tbsp cacao nibs, dark chocolate chips, or chopped nuts of choice.
For chocolate and peanut butter, add 1-2 tbsp of all-natural peanut butter.  1 tbsp if you like peanut butter, 2 tbsp if you love peanut butter.
Keyword chocolate mug cake, mug cake, protein mug cake