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Microwaveable, flourless, peanut butter mug cake with chocolate chips in and sprinkled on top of the cake.



This recipe is for tht moment when you just want a little something sweet.  A mug cake full of peanut butter and chocolate.  Did I mention that it’s gluten free AND ready in less than 5 minutes?  You’re welcomed.



1 large egg, room temperature

3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

¼ teaspoon baking powder

1 tablespoon +1 teaspoon brown sugar

1 ½ tablespoons mini chocolate chips

1 tablespoon water


In a small bowl, stir together the egg, peanut butter, baking powder, and sugar until fully combined.

Stir in 1 tablespoon of the chocolate chips.

Spray the inside of a large microwave-safe mug with cooking spray.

Spoon the batter into the mug.  Pour the water on top of the batter.

Microwave on high for 1 minute.  Sprinkle the remaining 1 teaspoon chocolate chips over the top of the cake.

Cool slightly before eating.

  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1-2 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: mug cake, dessert recipes, peanut butter recipes, chocolate chip recipes, microwave desserts, quick desserts