Protein Packed Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake

vegan gluten free chocolate cake microwave

Warm, gooey chocolate cake that can be ready in less than 5 minutes, all in your microwave and a mug. If you want to get fancy with your gluten-free mug cake, try mixing in some nuts or toasted quinoa, and add a drizzle of chocolate or dollop of Greek yogurt!

Make your mug cake gluten-free and plant-powered at the same time with Ancient Harvest™ Organic Quinoa Flour, and watch how simple it is to make this chocolatey treat on our YouTube channel.

Cake in a Mug Ingredients

5 tablespoons Ancient Harvest™ Organic Quinoa Flour
2 tablespoons coconut sugar
2 tsp cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Dash of salt
1/2 teaspoon white vinegar (Note: add this at the end)
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
5 tablespoons water


  1. Coat the inside of a large microwave safe mug with oil and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the Quinoa Flour, sugar, cocoa powder and baking soda, mixing well.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the vanilla, vegetable oil and water, then combine with flour mixture.
  4. Stir in vinegar, mixing well.
  5. Pour mixture into mug and cook in microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, uncovered
  6. Top with Greek yogurt or shredded coconut and enjoy!