Study Snacks Video: Cocoa Mug Cake

This three-ingredient cake is super easy to make and it’s fairly healthy, since it’s made with simple ingredients and no added sugars. The best thing about it is how little time there is between you and warm, chocolatey deliciousness once you blend it all together!

In our Study Snacks series, we’re highlighting recipes that can help power you through your homework. This flour-free, gluten-free, super moist cake is a perfect way to treat yourself when you ace a test or finish that research paper. Watch the video below to master this easy recipe!


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 small egg
  • 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder


  1. Place the banana in a blender.
  2. Add the egg.
  3. Add four tablespoons of cocoa powder.
  4. Mix in a blender until smooth batter is formed.
  5. Pour into greased mug.
  6. Bake in microwave for one minute.
  7. Top and enjoy!

    Suggested toppings: whipped cream and cocoa powder, peanut butter, toasted almonds, cinnamon, coconut flakes.

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