For a quick and easy dessert, try this vegan lemon mug cake. It's gluten-free, has no eggs, and takes less than 10 minutes to make. Be sure to use the microwave for the best results!
Why you'll love this recipe
- Easy recipe to make that doesn't require baking.
- Only a handful of simple ingredients are needed for this mug cake.
- Perfect for one.
Mug cake is the best cake. Throwing all the ingredients together, put in a microwave and you get this delicious lemon cake in a mug. Perfect for one and when the cravings kick in.
If you like sweet and tangy this is the treat for you.
INGREDIENTS IN A LEMON MUG CAKE
- Oat flour: For the base of your cake. Use non-contaminated, pure oat flour to make sure this recipe is gluten-free.
- Baking powder: For a lighter and fluffier texture.
- Lemon zest: Do not skip this. It gives additional lemon taste to the cake.
- Lemon juice: For flavor.
- Agave syrup: To add sweetness to the cake. To substitute use, maple syrup, or another sweetener you prefer.
- Pinch of salt: Just a pinch, to balance out the sweetness and enhance the flavor.
TIPS FOR MAKING THIS RECIPE PERFECTLY
- Don´t substitute oat flour. Oat flour is the base of the cake. Substituting can result in a dry cake. To make this cake gluten-free make sure to use non-contaminated oat flour.
- Taste and adjust with additional agave syrup or lemon zest if needed.
- Let the cake cool down but eat as soon as possible.
- Top with whipped cream or other toppings of your choice.
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- 6 tbsp oat flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp lemon zest
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp agave syrup
- pinch of salt
1. In a mug stir together oat flour, baking powder, lemon zest, lemon juice, agave syrup, and a pinch of salt.
2. Bake in the microwave on 1000W for about 1 ½ minute.
3. Allow to cool for a couple of minutes before serving.
Amount Per Serving Calories 218Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 391mgCarbohydrates 41gFiber 3gSugar 13gProtein 6g