gluten free diet
mary

By Mary Frances Pickett

0

Gluten Free Raspberry Chocolate Cake in a Mug

A good mug cake recipe is simple to whip up and great for those last minute sweet cravings. We often double this and make two cakes since it’s hard to share. It really is a delightful dessert.

Print Recipe      Prep Time:      Cook Time:

 

I have the best readers! Peggy Pickett of Canada has taken the Gluten Free Chocolate Cake in A Mug recipe and made a few revisions to turn it into her very own Gluten Free Raspberry Chocolate Cake in a Mug recipe. Not have a working microwave is getting harder and harder to bear with all of these delicious cake recipes!

She left this recipe in the comments of the original post, so I’ve moved them to a blog post to make the recipe easier for everyone to find. Here’s how the recipe came about in her own words.

Oh my. Chocolate cake in 5 minutes – dangerous! The day I got this recipe in the mail, my daughter brought home fresh raspberries she had picked herself, so of course we had to have chocolate cake with raspberries and whipping cream.

Our first try was a bit disappointing, it was more like a bland steamed pudding than a cake. Our next try we modified slightly: eliminated the xanthan gum, reduced the oil to 1 T, added 1/2 tsp double acting baking powder (I am in Canada), 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp vanilla, added 3 T plain greek yogurt. We always use soy milk for our gluten free baking. Baked it in my microwave for 4 minutes.

[The cake] was light, had a moist crumb but not at all crumbly, and the yogurt added a nice depth to the flavour profile.

I have now put the recipe away or I will be as big as a barn in a week! This is definitely a keeper recipe. Thanks for sharing it.

Instructions

(by Peggy Pickett)

Ingredients:

4 Tbsp. Mary Frances’ AP gluten free flour mix
4 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. cocoa
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 Egg
3 Tbsp milk (recipe tested with soy milk)
3 Tbsp. plain greek yogurt
1 Tablespoons oil
whipped cream
fresh raspberries

Instructions:

Mix flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add the egg, milk, yogurt and oil and mix well. Pour contents into mug. Microwave for 4 minutes. Tip out onto a saucer for serving, and then top with whipped cream and fresh raspberries.

P.S. Be sure to check out the Gluten Free Ginger Cake In A Mug recipe too!

 

▼ Show Comments (1)

 

Our Products

gluten free ebook


gluten free cooking class

Featured Posts

Homemade Bone Broth For The Busy GF Mom Homemade Bone Broth For The Busy GF Mom

Articles

My first year of adult life was lived out in a cozy little apartment,...


gluten free flour mix recipe All Purpose Gluten Free Flour Mix Recipe

Gluten Free Bread Recipes

This is a recipe every gluten free household should have. Rather than...


Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour Mixes Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour Mixes

Lessons & Articles

I’ve gotten several questions about flour mixes lately, so I...


homemade gluten free pizza crust recipe Homemade Gluten Free Pizza Crust

Gluten Free Bread Recipes

A good pizza crust recipe is worth its weight in gold. This gluten...


light and fluffy gluten free biscuits recipe Light and Fluffy Gluten Free Biscuits

Gluten Free Bread Recipes

With a biscuit recipe that uses gluten free flour, you may have...