Every now and then, we like a fluffy muffin crammed with chocolate chips. But, like, just one. So rather than choose between making a whole batch of muffins or buying a calorie-packed sugar bomb, we make this single-serve muffin in the microwave!
Chocolate Chip Muffin in a Mug
Entire recipe: 200 calories, 6g total fat (3g sat. fat), 496mg sodium, 29.5g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 10g sugars, 4g protein
5 minutes or less
Cool: 10 minutes
2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread
3 tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
1 tbsp. (about 1/2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
1 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 packets no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Spray a microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add butter, and microwave for 10 seconds, or until melted.
Add applesauce, egg, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Stir until uniform.
Add all remaining ingredients except chocolate chips. Whisk with a fork until just combined.
Gently fold in 1 tsp. chocolate chips.
Microwave for 2 minutes, or until set.
Top with remaining 1 tsp. chocolate chips.
Let cool, about 10 minutes.
MAKES 1 SERVING
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