Healthy Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake Recipe

Jun 20 2017

Love the Cinn'er...

The gooey icing and fragrant spice of a freshly baked cinnamon roll pair so well with the sweet fluffiness of cake. Make it in a mug, and you've got a portion-controlled treat that's perfect for crushing your cravings!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cinnamon Roll Cake in a Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 190 calories, 8.5g total fat (3g sat. fat), 455mg sodium, 24.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 3g protein

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less



2 tbsp. all-purpose flour

2 packets no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. baking powder

Dash salt

2 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla almond milk

2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract



1 tbsp. light/reduced-fat cream cheese

1 tbsp. powdered sugar

1 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

2 drops vanilla extract


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

Add remaining cake ingredients. Whisk with a fork until uniform.

Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, or until set. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix icing ingredients until mostly smooth and uniform.

Once cooked, immediately run a knife along the edges to help separate the cake. 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.

Top with icing.


HG Tip: For perfectly swirled icing, use a DIY piping bag. Transfer icing to a plastic bag, and squeeze it down toward a bottom corner. Snip off that corner with scissors, creating a small hole for piping.

Chew on this:

Happy National Vanilla Milkshake Day, June 20th! The only thing better than a vanilla milkshake? A caffeinated one that's loaded with protein!

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