Chocolate Banana Protein Mug Cake

Satisfy sweet cravings with this simple low sugar, high protein mug cake! Can be served as a dessert, snack or even a great breakfast option!
Servings 1 large mug


  • 1 scoop NOW Dutch Chocolate Whey Protein
  • 1 banana small and mashed
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp egg white equivalent of one egg white
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp sweetener (honey, agave, cane sugar) optional and to taste
  • nut butter
  • cocoa nibs


  • Spray a large mug with cooking spray.
  • Add all dry ingredients together in small bowl and mix well.
  • Add mashed banana, egg whites, milk and sweetener to dry ingredients and mix well. Add to mug.
  • Cook for 30 seconds in microwave and mix well. Cook an additional 30 seconds. If cake still appears wet, cook for 25-30 seconds increments until done.
  • Top with nut butter and cocoa nibs if desired.


Note: Cooking at a lower power (50%) yields a more gooey and tender cake. You will have to cook the mug cake longer. Keep an eye on cakes as they cook as they can expand a lot and overflow if mug is not large enough.
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