8 Reviews

Sorry, but this is just not for me and my family. We are changing to healthy eating and decided that carrots and salad are far better. I followed the directions exactly and the results were just not good.

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KRL April 25, 2015

I substituted banana for the applesauce and sugar for the stevia.
It was terrible! It was bland and gummy, even rubbery. I didn't even microwave it for the entire time!

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esmer832 June 30, 2012

This was pretty good. I used whole pastry flour and 1/2 a large egg, instead of regular whole wheat flour and egg white. I microwaved it for 2 minutes and 20 seconds in a smaller mug, but it still worked out. The consistency was moist and chewy, which I liked. Other healthy mug cakes come out too dry, but this was just right. I topped it with stevia chocolate syrup (Stevia Chocolate Syrup) and had it for breakfast. It would be interesting to try different substitutions (yogurt for applesauce, cinnamon for cocoa, etc.) and maybe add fruit. This is a good recipe and I'll be sure to make it again. Thanks.

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haven't the slightest January 12, 2011

I subbed 1 tablespoon flax and water for the egg white, upped baking powder to about 1/8 teaspoon to make up for loss of lift of egg. and used sweet'n'low to taste. and home canned plum sauce for apple(what i had on hand) it's not normal cake. but for knowing it's a healthy alternative, i am extremely happy. i actually like it better. (i'm a huge chocolate fan, love bread) i wil tryi it with egg some time, have just eaten alot recently. thank you!

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Halliy November 01, 2009

Amazing! I too was shocked by the calorie count in the other recipes. I did change this one a bit though. I used carob powder instead of cocoa, unsweetened vanilla almond milk instead of cow's milk, baking soda/cream of tartar substitute instead of baking powder, no vanilla, and flax egg substitute instead of the egg. This lowers the cals even more and it's still delicious! Thanks so much for this!

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Cosima August 22, 2009

While searching for the right mug cake recipe, this one didn't work well. It has the components for a good low cal snack, but not enough ingredients to give it some lift. Therefore leaving a rubbery not so cakey cake. I did use Splenda instead and am trying to incorportate this and another to one good lofty cake but as low cal as can be.

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Michawnpita March 31, 2009

I am so pleasantly surprised by this recipe! It's so good and easy! I just made it at work and everyone's amazed. I used pomegranate applesauce, so there's this great depth of flavor. I also substituted almond milk for regular milk. This is delicious and has many possibilities!

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PumpKIM March 10, 2009

WOW! This is awesome! I poured a little chocolate syrup and caramel sauce over the top and it's such a nice treat. I used 2 tbl splenda instead of stevia.

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KadesMom March 08, 2009
Low-Cal Mug Cake