Quick and easy, this low carb spicy gingerbread mug cake is a sweet treat any time of the year.

Spicy Gingerbread Mug Cake

Quick and easy gingerbread for one made right in your microwave! Cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and just a drop of molasses gives this cake authentic flavor. 5.8 net carbs per serving.
Course Dessert
Cuisine low carb
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Marye


  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons hemp hearts
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar free sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle powder or 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce trust me
  • Pinch baking soda
  • Pinch of cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons cold strong as possible, black coffee
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon unsulphered molasses
  • 10 drops vanilla stevia liquid
  • 1 egg


  1. Spray the inside of a mug with nonstick spray.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients together.
  3. Mix the coffee, butter, and molasses together.
  4. Beat the egg and stevia liquid and mix in to the butter mixture.
  5. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until well blended.
  6. Spoon into the mug and microwave for 40 to 60 seconds.
  7. It may take some practice to know exactly how long to bake it in your particular microwave.

Recipe Notes

9.0 carbs....
5.8 net carbs