Truvia RECIPE Hero Mug Cakes

Cake in a Mug

Pick your flavour! Create flavours like vanilla, chocolate, lemon blueberry and more. This simple cake in a mug recipe is the perfect portion of a fluffy and moist treat. The vanilla recipe contains 33% fewer calories and 97% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version.

Serving size

1 Mug (83g)


160 Calories


Vanilla Cake (see other flavor varieties under optional)


  • 1.

    Grab a 8-10 oz (240mL) microwaveable mug

  • 2.

    In the mug, combine butter and water. Microwave 30-40 seconds , or until butter is melted.

  • 3.

    Add Truvía Sweet Complete Granulated Sweetener, salt and the vanilla. Mix with a fork

  • 4.

    Add baking powder and flour. Mix again until well combined.

  • 5.

    Microwave for 45-50 seconds or until the cake has risen and is firm on the top. Enjoy!

Options (Will Effect Nutritional Information)

  1. Chocolate chip cookie cake: Add in 2 tsp (10 mL) of semi-sweet chocolate chips before microwaving in step 5.
  2. Chocolate cake: Instead of 3 Tbsp (45 mL) of flour, add only 2 Tbsp (30 mL) of flour and 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of cocoa powder before microwaving in step 5.
  3. Lemon Blueberry cake: Add 2 Tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice instead of water and add 12-15 blueberries before microwaving in step 5. May take about 10 more seconds in the microwave to bake.
  4. Pumpkin spice cake: Add ½ tsp (3 mL) cinnamon, ¼ tsp (2 mL) nutmeg, 18 tsp (1 mL) ground clove, ¼ tsp (2 mL) ground ginger and I Tbsp (15 mL) pumpkin puree before microwaving in step 5. May take about 10 more seconds in the microwave.
  5. Top your mug cake with whipped cream or even a scoop of Truvia oat milk ice cream!

*One serving has 160 calories and <1 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full sugar-sweetened serving which have 240 calories and 25 grams of sugar. See nutritional panel for more information.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 680mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars <1g
Added Sugar 0g
Erythritol 16g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 6% DV
Potassium 0% DV