Chai Spiced Gluten-Free Apple Pie Mug Cake~a healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert in less than 10 minutes!
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Chai Apple Pie Healthy Mug Cake

Cake for breakfast! This paleo mug cake with apples and chai spices, is SO easy to make. Serve it with Greek yogurt for a delicious protein packed breakfast or healthy treat!
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time9 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo
Keyword: healthy mug cake, microwaveable desserts, mug cake
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 408kcal
Author: EA Stewart, RD | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon expeller pressed high oleic sunflower oil*
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 apple with skin core removed, and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fine almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon psyllium husk powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


  • Crack egg in a microwave safe, medium or large mug, and stir well with a fork.
  • Add oil, maple syrup, vanilla, and chopped apples, and stir well.
  • Add almond flour, psyllium husk powder, spices, and salt, and stir until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Place mug in microwave, and cook on high for 1 1/2 minutes. Stir ingredients with a fork, then cook for an additional 30 seconds. Serve while warm.


Serve this healthy mug cake with Greek Yogurt for a healthy, protein packed breakfast!


Serving: 1mug | Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1.6mg