Healthy Cinnamon Roll in a Mug Recipe – Best Recipe Ever

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Healthy Cinnamon Roll in a Mug Recipe – Best Recipe Ever: This cinnamon roll in a mug is the perfect single serving dessert recipe when you are craving a fluffy cinnamon roll. 

Healthy Cinnamon Roll in a Mug Recipe – Best Recipe Ever 


  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 32-34 grams
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • 2 teaspoons confectioners sugar melted
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 pinch cinnamon


  • Grease a microwave safe bowl with cooking spray. In a small bowl, add the protein powder, baking powder, coconut flour, cinnamon, and mix well.
  • In a small bowl, add the protein powder, baking powder, coconut flour and cinnamon, and mix well. Add the maple syrup, egg, milk, and vanilla extrac. If the batter is too crumbly, continue adding milk of choice until a very thick batter is formed.
  • Transfer the mixture to a microwave safe mug and sprinkle the brown sugar and extra cinnamon and swirl over the top.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds, or until just cooked in the centre. Top with glaze and enjoy!

Frequently asked questions

Can I bake this in the oven?

Yes, this mug cake can be baked instead of microwaved. Simply bake it in the oven at 180C/350F for 8-10 minutes, or until firm on top. 


Can I make a cinnamon roll in a mug without eggs? 

Yes, to make this recipe eggless, swap out the eggs for a prepared flax egg or any other egg substitute.

How long does it take to cook a cinnamon roll in a mug in the microwave?

Cooking times can vary depending on the wattage of your microwave. Typically, they cook in about 60 seconds. Start with shorter intervals (around 30 seconds) and continue microwaving in 10-15 second increments until the dough is fully cooked.



  • Serving: 1mug cake
  • Calories: 253kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 457mg
  • Potassium: 218mg
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 276IU
  • Vitamin C: 0.1mg
  • Calcium: 402mg



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