gluten-free vegetarian

Apple & Cinnamon Mug Cake


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Prep information

Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
3 minutes
Recipe by
Marketing at Lo-Dough

Nutritional information (per serving)

244 kcal

Low Calorie Mug Cakes with Apple & Cinnamon 

Think filling breakfast, snack or healthy dessert - the choice is yours. 

Lo-Dough mug cakes are impressively low calorie and low-carb and like so many of us who struggle to balance hunger pangs with healthy eating, this seems like a miraculous solution which has taken Lo-Dough users by storm.  

Apple and Cinnamon Mug Cakes 

We've had a lot of feedback from people who swear by them as a filling breakfast recipe, though they can make a great mid-day snack or even dessert if you have room. 

Looking for more inspiration? Try our low calorie blackberry and raspberry mug cake here.


  • 1 piece of Lo-Dough, blitzed to fine crumbs
  • 100g (approx 1 peeled & cored) apple, diced
  • 10g butter
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon of fat free yoghurt or milk
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • 1.5 teaspoons of sweetener

What you'll need

This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:

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  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the chopped apples and 1 teaspoon of sweetener and cook for approx 5 mins until the apples take on a brown, toffee-ish colour. Put in fridge to cool for a few moments.
  2. Add all the other ingredients (including remaining sweetener) to a bowl and mix well. Add the cooled apple.
  3. Put into a mug and cook in a microwave for 2-3 (depending on wattage) minutes.
  4. Take out and leave to stand for a further minute before turning out onto a plate.
  5. Serve with yoghurt for breakfast or low fat, sweetened crème fraîche for a lovely dessert.

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