Chocolate Chip Muffin in a Mug

Jul 10 2018
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!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffin in a Mug Recipe

Print Chocolate Chip Muffin in a Mug Print

Entire recipe: 200 calories, 6g total fat (3g sat. fat), 496mg sodium, 29.5g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 10g sugars, 4g protein

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 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

Dash salt

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.


New Episode Alert: Cauliflower Is the New Black!

Lisa and her hungry pals are back with a brand-new episode of the Hungry Girl podcast... about all things CAULIFLOWER! Are you as obsessed with carb-slashing cauliflower swaps as we are? Tune in for…

⭑ Ask HG: How exactly DO you rice cauliflower?
⭑ Chew & Tell: featuring CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE in a bag!
⭑ What the Hack? 4 calorie-saving ways to supersize comfort food
⭑ Lisa Loves It: a cauliflower-based BREAD swap!
… and so much more!


Chew on this:

Happy National Piña Colada Day, July 10th! Our version of the classic blended cocktail has way less sugar than your average colada, plus a bonus boost of protein!

Help a pal out! Click "Send to a Friend" to send them this brand-new recipe.


We may receive affiliate compensation from some of these links. Prices and availability are subject to change.

We may have received free samples of food, which in no way influences whether these products are reviewed favorably, unfavorably, mentioned with indifference, or mentioned at all. Click for more about our editorial and advertising policies.

*The WW Points® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by WW International, Inc., the owner of the Points® trademark.

Questions on the WW Points® values listed? Click here.

Hungry Girl provides general information about food and lifestyle. This information and any linked materials are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment. Click here for more information.