With fall weather in the air, dropping temperatures oftentimes bring on the feeling of hunkering down, cozying up, and enjoying some comfort food. To keep it healthy, mug cakes are becoming a staple for the Powell Pack because they’re sure to hit that sweet, comfort food spot, but healthy enough so you don’t derail all the amazing transformation progress you’ve made. To help you navigate these sweet treats, I’m building a list of my favorite mug cakes. Before we roll into the newest creation (#punintended), make sure you take a look at my recent Funfetti Mug Cake I created for sweet Marley’s Birthday!


Bonus recipe: Funfetti Mug Cake

Funfetti mug cake aside, if you’re looking for that festive, sweater weather, comfy cozy treat, here’s how we’re rolling into fall by recreating a favorite fall time treat: cinnamon rolls!


Post Details: Teal MugMonogram Mug (seen on Funfetti recipe), Copper Measuring Cups


  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon stevia
  • 1 large egg or 1/4 cup egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon stevia
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Spray mug with cooking spray.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in the mug and then add wet ingredients.
  3. Add more milk if needed.
  4. Mix 1 teaspoon stevia and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon together and sprinkle over the top.
  5. Cook in the microwave for 1 minute and then top with glaze.

For the glaze:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon milk
  • Pinch cinnamon


  1. Combine and drizzle over the top of the mug cake.

Nutrition Information (using a large egg): 334 calories, 20g fat, 8g carbs, 29g protein
Nutrition Information (using egg whites): 295 calories, 15g fat, 9g carbs, 29g protein

Mug cakes are the perfect way to treat yourself simply and healthily—they’re a total win-win! Do you love mug cakes too?! Share your favorite flavors below and enjoy our Powell Pack-approved treat. Stayed tuned for more mug cake recipes!



Related reading:

Funfetti Mug Cake Recipe
1-Minute Breakfast in a Mug
Chocolate Waffles!
A Sweet Potato Lover’s Dream || Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes
My (Almost) Famous Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats!
Pumpkin Protein Pancakes with Pumpkin Seed Granola