Pumpkin-oatmeal cookie mug cake satisfies your sweet tooth in 5 minutes

Oct 14, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. ET
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Want a satisfying bite of cake without having to buy one to feed 10 people? With a few simple ingredients, you can easily create this super-easy mug cake that’s ready in just a few minutes.

Pumpkin puree and rolled oats make this hearty treat taste like fall, and to keep things a little healthier, I used almond and coconut flour in place of white flour. Egg white yields a fluffy cake, and maple syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness.

This quick dessert reminds me of an oatmeal cookie with pumpkin flavor. I love topping it off with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice.

pumpkin oatmeal cookie mug cake
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Pumpkin-oatmeal cookie mug cake recipe

Serves 1

Prep time: 2 minutes | Cook time: 2 minutes | Inactive time: 1 minute | Total time: 5 minutes


Dry ingredients

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch sea salt

Wet ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup


  • Whipped cream
  • Pumpkin pie spice


  1. To a mug, add all the dry ingredients.
  2. To a small bowl, add all the wet ingredients, and mix well.
  3. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and use a fork to mix well, making sure there are no lumps.
  4. Microwave the cake for 2 minutes, and then let it cool for 1 minute.
  5. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice before serving.

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