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Pumpkin Mug Cake

Pumpkin Mug Cake

With this healthier version of cake in a mug you can have your cake and eat it too in under 10 minutes.  This recipe is perfect for a quick breakfast, snack or dessert for one. 

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  • 4 ounces (about 1/2 medium) roasted sweet potato
  • 3 ounces (about 1/3 cup) pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Generous pinch salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey, (optional) to taste


1. Mash the sweet potato well in the bottom of a large microwave safe coffee mug. 

2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well with a fork until well combined. 

3. Microwave the cup on high for three minutes. Test the cake with a toothpick, it should come out dry. If not, cook for an additional thirty seconds. 

4. Drizzle the maple syrup over the cake, if desired, and serve immediately.