gluten-free vegetarian

White Chocolate & Summer Fruit Mug Cake


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Prep information

Prep time
10 minutes
Cook time
3 minutes
Recipe by
Michael at Lo-Dough

Nutritional information (per cake)

193 kcal

A Low Calorie, Fruity & Choc Dessert, Made With Lo-Dough

Sweet white chocolate and tart summer fruit, wrapped up in a soft moist sponge - this dessert can only be a winner! This sumptuous pud comes in at mere 193 calories and only 13 carbs all thanks to the use of crumbed Lo-Dough as a flour replacement. For just a few more carbs and calories, we have added a simple fruit coulis and a few white chocolate curls.

While we can't gloss over the fact that white chocolate is a particularly sugary ingredient, it's lucky that a little goes a long way and with such a low carbohydrate cake and sweet/tart fruit, we think this would make a perfectly fine treat every now and again. 

Not only is it low-calorie and low-carb, it is also packed full of fibre, meaning you could enjoy it after a lighter meal (salad, soup, etc) and feel satiated and content.

Lo-Dough Mug Cake

Easy To Make, Low-Calorie Mug Cakes

Using a Nutri-Bullet or food processor, blitz your Lo-Dough down to a crumb and add to a beaten egg, a teaspoon of sweetener and a dessert spoon of creme fraiche/yoghurt/quark. Mix well. Then add 100g of your main ingredients and carefully mix through - in this case, we used 90g of defrosted summer fruits and 10 of white chocolate. Put into your mug and cook for 2 - 2.5 minutes and then leave to stand for a further minute. Serve hot or chilled. 

For a pictorial step-by-step guide to making mug cakes have a look at our Mug Cake Perfection blog.


Serves 1
  • 1 piece of Lo-Dough, blitzed to fine crumbs
  • 90g of frozen summer fruit
  • 10g of white chocolate, chopped into chips
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 dessert spoon of fat free yoghurt
  • 2 heaped teaspoons of sweetener

What you'll need

This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:

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  1. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the mix to a mug and cook in a microwave for 2-3 minutes (depending on wattage). After 2 minutes take out and check by pressing the bottom of the mug cake. It should feel firm to touch, with a little bounce.
  3. Take out and leave to stand in the mug for a further minute before turning out onto a plate.
  4. Serve with a little sweetened blitzed fruit and extra white chocolate curls if desired.

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