Jaffa Mug Cake

Are you on a keto diet and looking for a quick and easy dessert option? Look no further than this delicious Jaffa Mug Cake recipe! Made with a low carb chocolate mug cake mix and fresh orange zest and juice, this recipe is both keto friendly and satisfyingly sweet. And the best part? It's quick and easy to make - simply mix the ingredients together in a mug and microwave for 60 seconds. Top with your favourite keto friendly toppings like whipped cream, sliced oranges, berries, or nuts. And for those of you with a sweet tooth, don't worry - this mug cake mix contains enough for two servings, so you can indulge without the guilt.


  • 40g Chocolate Mug Cake Mix (1 serving)
  • 1 tablespoon of butter (or coconut oil or ghee)
  • 1 large egg, beaten (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of grated orange zest
  • 1/2 tablespoon of fresh orange juice

Optional toppings:

  • Whipped cream
  • Sliced oranges
  • Berries
  • Nuts


  1. Put the butter in a microwave-safe mug and microwave on high for 30-45 seconds until melted.
  2. Add the beaten egg, grated orange zest, fresh orange juice, and Mug Cake Mix to the mug, and stir until all ingredients are fully combined.
  3. Microwave on high for 60 seconds. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes (it will be hot).
  4. Add your favourite toppings such as whipped cream, sliced oranges, berries, or nuts.
  5. If you prefer to use a conventional oven, preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius and bake the cake in a ramekin for 15 minutes.

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