New Slimming World Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

I was searching online for a Slimming World microwave chocolate mug cake recipe to make, and the recipes I found weren’t quite hitting the spot.  I got the impression that’s what a few people thought about the recipes they were finding too.  There was definitely something missing from the chocolate mug cake recipe so I decided to experiment and see if I could improve on what was out there on the internet.

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I think I’ve come up with the answer, so I thought I’d share my Slimming World microwave chocolate mug cake recipe with you to see what you think.  The great thing about Slimming World and food optimising is that it’s not about what you can’t eat, it’s about what you can eat.

You can eat a chocolate mug cake, if you use Slimming World friendly ingredients.  It’s about taking a recipe and making some adaptions to it so that you can eat it and still lose weight.  I like that challenge about Slimming World. There is often a substitution that can be made for most ingredients changing an unhealthy recipe to syn free or a very low syns version to keep you on plan.

Slimming World Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

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1 large egg

1 tub of Muller Light toffee or vanilla yoghurt

3 tablespoons of Cadbury’s Highlights Hot Chocolate (or similar)

How To Make The Mug Cake

In a mug put the egg, hot chocolate powder and 1 generous tablespoon of the Muller Light yoghurt.

Mix the ingredients together until they make a smooth paste.

Cook in the microwave for around 1 minute and 20 seconds.

Empty the mug cake onto a plate and serve with the remainder of the Muller Light yoghurt and enjoy.

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So there you have it, a slimming world microwave mug cake for around 6 syns that you can enjoy as a dessert or a naughty snack when that chocolate craving takes hold and it’s ready in less than 2 minutes!

Are you following the Slimming World food optimising plan?  I’d love to hear how your getting on and what you think to this recipe.  Pop a comment in the box below if you try it and share it with your Slimming World friends or group.

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Zena Goldman

Zena Goldman is a UK based travel, family & lifestyle blogger who left her 9-5 job behind in the not-for-profit sector to follow her creative dreams and enjoy a more flexible family life. She began writing Zena’s Suitcase in 2011 and shares the holidays and adventures she goes on with (and without) her 2 young daughters. She wishes her son would join them more often but he’s carving out his own dreams now and enjoying university life. Since beginning Zena’s Suitcase she has worked with a number of brands and also has a regular monthly feature in the ASDA Good Living Magazine feature, ‘Ask The Expert’ where she shares helpful parenting tips. In 2018 she was also a finalist in the prestigious BIBs Awards for Social Media.

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12 Discussion to this post

  1. Richard Eldred Hawes says:

    Now this really looks like worth trying, chocolate and low in calories

  2. A S,Edinburgh says:

    Oh wow, that’s not a set of ingredients I would have expected! I don’t do Slimming World, but this would still be very suitable for me as a quick dessert. Thanks a lot!

  3. Margaret Gallagher says:

    So far ive never needed to diet but this looks delicious love quick and easy recipes

  4. William Gould says:

    It looks good for a quick pudding, slimming or not!

  5. Veronica Lee says:

    Agreed! Slimming or not, it looks really good for a quick pudding!
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  6. Kate Holmes says:

    I reckon a cake in a mug is an inspired idea

  7. sarah says:

    can’t wait to try this! I have really started focussing on my SW jouney over the past few months, and love any sweet treat I can get in on plan.

  8. Sharon Jackson says:

    Wow, I never knew it was that simple, how fab.


    I need to try this, i’m just at the start of my slimming journey and have a lot to lose but feeling positive

  10. Samantha O'D says:

    Looks yummy, I’ve heard so much about slimming world

  11. Carly Belsey says:

    Wow that looks yummy and how fab that it’s not fattening! I am going to try this

  12. Val says:

    Omg just made this and best cake in a mug recipe that is slimming friendly ever. Was so moist and tasted fantastic with a wee bit of custard.

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