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You can make this Healthy Single-Serving Matcha Microwave Muffin in TWO minutes flat! This soft, springy, sweet, and delicious cake makes the perfect balanced breakfast, snack, AND dessert. Plus, we've got a Matcha Protein Frosting to top it all off. It's hard to believe this entire recipe has just 180 calories. and is sugar free, low carb, high protein, high fiber, and gluten free too! Healthy dessert recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)
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Healthy Single-Serving Matcha Microwave Cake with Matcha Protein Frosting

Servings: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
This Single-Serving Matcha Microwave Cake is so dang fluffy, moist, and springy -- just like a cupcake!  This recipe doesn't have any butter, oil, sugar, or flour.  Yes, you read that correctly...  this cake is refined sugar free, low carb, low fat, high protein, high fiber, and gluten free too!

Ingredients

Cake:

Frosting:

Instructions

FOR THE CAKE:

  • In a bowl, whisk together the coconut flour, matcha powder, baking powder, sweetener, and salt.
  • Whisk in the almond milk, applesauce, egg white, and extracts until completely smooth.
  • Scoop batter into a mug and microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until the surface of the cake springs back when tapped.  Let cool while you make the frosting.

FOR THE FROSTING:

  • In a bowl, whisk together the protein powder, sweetener, and matcha powder.
  • Whisk in the yogurt and extracts until completely smooth.  Frost the cake (and add whatever extra toppings you like, such as mini chocolate chips, sliced almonds, fresh raspberries, etc.) then dig in!

Recipe Notes

To measure coconut flour, scoop it up with a measuring cup and level it off with a knife.  Don't pack it into the measuring spoon.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Single-Serving Matcha Microwave Cake with Matcha Protein Frosting
Amount Per Serving (1 entire recipe)
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 410mg18%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 250mg25%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Cake & Cupcakes
Keyword: Single-Serving