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Chocolate Pumpkin Mug Cake

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Dessert
  • Diet: Vegan


This microwaveable mug cake comes together quickly for a tasty dessert filled with good-for-you ingredients.


  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut oil, melted
  • 3 tablespoons pumpkin
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a small dish, combine the chia seeds and 1 tablespoon of water. Set aside for 5 minutes, until thickened.
  2. In a ramekin or mug, mix the coconut oil, pumpkin, and vanilla until combined.
  3. Once the chia seeds have thickened, add it to the pumpkin mixture.
  4. Add the almond flour, cocoa powder, coconut sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Mix until combined.
  5. Microwave on 50% power for 3-4 minutes for a soft, pie consistency. Microwave for an additional 1-2 minutes on 50% power for more of a cake like texture.

Keywords: pumpkin mug cake