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Spoon in chocolate mug cake in ramekin with chocolate chips
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5 from 7 votes

Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake

An easy chocolate mug cake that uses healthier ingredients including flaxseed and greek yogurt. Options to make it vegan as well.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time1 min
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 175kcal


  • Mug or ramekin


  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp cacao powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground flaxseed
  • pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp milk If vegan (or if you prefer): use plant based milk
  • 3/4 tsp greek yogurt If vegan (or if you prefer): substitute 1 tsp olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tbsp dark chocolate chips If vegan: use vegan chocolate chips


  • Add all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cacao powder, baking powder, ground flaxseed, salt) to mug or ramekin and mix well.
  • Add all wet ingredients (milk, greek yogurt, vanilla extract) and mix thoroughly with the wet ingredients to form a thick batter. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top.
  • Microwave for 30 seconds and let it sit for about a minute to cool off. Option to top with light whipped cream, fruit, or ice cream. Enjoy!