Delicious lightened up pumpkin chocolate chip mug cake recipe. The perfect single serve easy dessert for fall! All you need is a few simple ingredients and a microwave safe mug to make this delicious cake for one.
Pumpkin chocolate chip mug cake is one of my favorite easy fall desserts!
This mug cake comes together in just 5 minutes, and tastes like fall heaven.
Pumpkin is basically one of the very best parts of fall.
Every September rolls around and gimme ALL the pumpkin treats!
As usual, we try to make our recipes on Build Your Bite a little more wholesome and always delicious.
That way you can enjoy all of the flavors of fall without all of the excessive calories and sugar.
This recipe is no different!
Although it tastes decadent, this pumpkin mug cake is dairy free, oil free, and made with wholesome simple ingredients.
I love mug cakes because they are a great single serve dessert.
And believe me, I don’t want to share!
I love how fast and easy mug cake recipes are, and they always hit the spot.
If you have never made a mug cake recipe before, you are in for a treat!
All you need is a microwave safe mug, and a few simple ingredients and you can make cake for one in minutes!
Honestly, once you try mug cakes there’s no turning back.
It’s also incredibly easy to make them healthier, while still tasting like a decadent dessert.
Some other great mug cake recipes:
- Magic Protein Mug Cake
- Gluten Free Chocolate Mug Cake
- Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread Mug Cake
- Peanut Butter Cookie Mug Cake
When you don’t want to make a whole pumpkin chocolate chip cake, you can make just a single serving in minutes!
This mug cake will satisfy your sweet tooth and your pumpkin cravings all in one!
It’s a toss up for me between this recipe and my frozen pumpkin pie smoothie when I’m having a pumpkin craving!
Both desserts can be made in just 5 minutes and basically satisfy all my pumpkin dreams!
how to make a pumpkin mug cake
Add egg, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, whole wheat flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, sea salt, and mini chocolate chips to a microwave safe mug.
Stir well until totally combined.
Microwave the mug on high for 2 to 2 and 1/2 minutes.
The top should be set and not runny.
Serve alone or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
This mug cake is a lightened up way to enjoy a fall flavored dessert.
I used dairy free chocolate chips, but any chocolate chips will work.
This recipe has no oil in it (thanks to pumpkin puree!) but you would never guess it!
You’ve got to try this fantastic fall dessert.
healthy pumpkin recipes
Hungry for more? Here are some reader favorite pumpkin recipes!
- Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Cookies
- Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
- Frozen Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
- Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip
- Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie
- Pumpkin Banana Bread
- Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins
- Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mug Cake Recipe:
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 2 Tablespoons whole wheat flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
- Combine all ingredients in a microwave safe mug and stir until well combined
- Microwave on high for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, until cooked in the center
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 460 Total Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 9g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 8g Cholesterol: 186mg Sodium: 460mg Carbohydrates: 71g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 50g Protein: 11g