Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Mug Cake Recipe

Do you ever want a warm gooey cupcake for breakfast?  Try this super simple, delish Chocolate Peanut Butter Shakeology Mug Cake recipe. (If you’re not a Shakeology drinker you can use your favorite chocolate protein powder.)

 Breakfast (or snack) was never more decadent - or nutritious!

(Click to learn more about Shakeology and why I drink it every day.)

Since peanut butter and chocolate is one of my all-time favorite combinations, this is my go-to protein mug cake recipe.

Definitely let your imagination run wild with this.  Add chopped dark chocolate to the batter, or a scoop of coconut butter.  Top with a tablespoon of all-fruit preserves for a delicious glaze.  I'm getting hungry just thinking about the possibilities!


Chocolate Peanut Butter Shakeology Mug Cake Recipe

Enjoy a delicious, warm chocolate peanut butter "cupcake" totally guilt-free.

Prep time: 2 mins

Cook time: 1 min

Total time: 3 mins

Serves: 1



  1. In bowl, beat egg and add almond milk. Stir until well-mixed.

  2. Add protein powder, cocoa powder, and baking powder. Stir until mixture forms a batter.

  3. Spray a large, microwave-safe mug with cooking spray. Pour in batter.

  4. Microwave for approximately 1 minute 30 seconds. I check the mug cake after 1 minute because I like mine a little gooey like the photo.

  5. When done, turn out onto a plate, top with peanut butter and enjoy! In a pinch, you can eat your mug cake right out of the mug!