Almond Butter Mug Cake
This almond butter mug cake is creamy and smooth, just like the spread.
I am really enjoying almond butter. I just wish it wasn’t so expensive. I recently purchased some natural almond butter from Costco because it was cheaper than the tiny jars at the grocery store. I usually prefer the taste of natural nut butters over the more processed ones, but I have to say, it was a huge pain trying to mix the oils in the almond butter. It was extremely hard to stir, especially with such a big container. And in the end, my butter was definitely not evenly mixed.
While I like eating natural nut butters, baking-wise, the one I like to use is Jif Almond butter. I’ve found that the consistency is just right. Not too thin, not too dry. And it makes cakes and cookies taste delicious.
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I’ve already made this cake three times this week. It tastes especially good warm right out of the microwave. If you’re a fan of almond butter, definitely give this mug cake a try.
- 3 tbsp almond butter (see note)
- 4 tbsp all purpose flour
- 4 tsp granulated white sugar
- 3/8 tsp baking powder
- 4 tbsp fat free milk
Combine all ingredients into an oversized microwave safe mug that holds at least 8oz of liquid. Mix batter with a small whisk until smooth.
Microwave cake for about 1 minute 30 seconds. Let cake cool for a few minutes before eating.
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I recommend JIF brand almond butter for the best results.