Gluten-Free Citrus Mug Cake

Gluten-Free Citrus Mug Cake

Mug cakes are a great new trend. They'’re fast, simple and always delicious. This citrus mug cake is instantly gratifying but tastes like you'’ve worked on it all day.


2 mug cakes


10 minutes


5 minutes


What you need

  • 1 ½ cups (144 g) almond flour
  • 4 tbsp (50 g) Redpath ® Granulated Sugar
  • zest of 2 large oranges or grapefruits
  • 1 ½ tbsp (22 ml)of orange or grapefruit juice
  • 2 tsp (10 g) baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp (28 g) butter, melted
  • ¼ cup (50 g) whipped cream
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


How to prepare

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk almond flour, Redpath® Granulated Sugar, half of the citrus zest, pinch of salt, and baking powder.

  2. Add citrus juice, melted butter, and egg. Stir until well combined.

  3. Divide mixture between two microwave safe mugs. Microwave each separately for 1 minute and 20 seconds.

  4. While your cakes are cooking, segment your citrus fruit to use as garnish.

  5. Remove mugs from microwave and allow to cool for 2 minutes.

  6. While waiting for the mugs to cool, add the cinnamon to the whipped cream in a cool bowl.
  7. Add pieces of grapefruit, whipped cream, and leftover citrus zest to top of the mug cake.