Healthy Mug Dessert Recipes: S'mores Cake in a Mug, Apple Crumble in a Mug

Dec 1 2016
After a week of family gatherings and cooking for a crowd, you deserve a li'l something for yourself! These microwave mug desserts are perfectly portioned and insanely delicious.

Hungry Girl's Healthy S'mores Cake in a Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 202 calories, 4g total fat (2g sat fat), 243mg sodium, 33.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 10.5g protein

SmartPoints®
value 5*

This may be our best cake mug yet. The melty marshmallows give this sweet treat an incredible texture!

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less

Cool: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. whole-wheat flour

2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

3 packets no-calorie sweetener

1/4 tsp. baking powder

2 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla almond milk

2 tbsp. (about 1 large) egg white or fat-free liquid egg substitute

2 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

2 tbsp. mini marshmallows

2 tbsp. light whipped topping (like Skinny Truwhip or So Delicious Dairy Free CocoWhip! Light)

1/4 sheet (1 cracker) low-fat graham crackers, finely crushed

Directions:

Spray a large microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add flour, cocoa powder, sweetener, and baking powder. Mix well.

Add almond milk, egg white/substitute, yogurt, and vanilla extract. Stir until uniform.

Fold in marshmallows.

Microwave for 2 1/2 minutes, or until set.

Immediately run a knife along the edges to help separate the cake from the mug. Firmly place a plate over the mug, and flip so that the plate is on the bottom. Gently shake mug to release cake onto the plate.

Let cool slightly, 5 - 10 minutes.

Top with whipped topping and crushed graham crackers.

MAKES 1 SERVING

Hungry Girl's Healthy Apple Crumble in a Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 174 calories, 2.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 187mg sodium, 37g carbs, 4g fiber, 23g sugars, 2g protein

SmartPoints®
value 3*

Gooey green apples + sweet cinnamon oats = one crazy-amazing dessert, all for you!

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups peeled and chopped Granny Smith apples (about 2 medium apples)

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Dash ground nutmeg

2 tsp. brown sugar (not packed)

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

2 tbsp. old-fashioned oats

1 1/2 tsp. whole-wheat flour

1 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread

Dash salt

Directions:

Place apple in a large microwave-safe mug sprayed with nonstick spray. Add vanilla extract, nutmeg, 1 tsp. brown sugar, and 1/8 tsp. cinnamon. Stir to coat.

Microwave for 2 minutes.

In a small bowl, combine oats, flour, butter, salt, remaining 1 tsp. brown sugar, and remaining 1/8 tsp. cinnamon. Mash and stir until well mixed and crumbly.

Top apple with oats mixture. Microwave until apple has softened and topping is firm, about 30 seconds.

MAKES 1 SERVING

Chew on this:

Today, December 1st, is Eat a Red Apple Day. If you're more into red apples than green, we recommend this pie in a cup!

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