This easy lime gluten free mug cake with lime icing is moist and delicious. Even better? It cooks in your microwave in just 90 seconds! No hot oven needed; which is awesome because it is too hot to use the oven now. (Dairy-free too!)
If you love cakes as much as we do, don't forget to check out all of my best gluten free cake recipes.
Our weather has been so much hotter than usual here in the Bay Area, and it is just the beginning of summer here! What is a dessert loving family with a wicked sweet tooth to do?
Use the microwave for this gluten free mug cake! I know it sounds funny, but you can get a moist and delicious cake in your favorite mug! You can make this gluten free microwave cake in so many flavors, like this Gluten Free Chocolate Mocha Chili Mug Cake or this Gluten Free Cherry Cobbler Mug Cake.
I will be creating a lot of fun mug cake recipes over the next few months if the weather stays this hot. (Global warming is so real!)
Don't forget to try this easy Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Mug Cake too!
Doesn't this gluten free AND dairy free lime cake look delicious? I was worried the microwave would dry it out, but it didn't dry at all. Each bite is bursting with lime flavor! This mug cake has a lime icing, but you could easily use a regular frosting and make this a cupcake in a mug!
If you have wondered how to make a gluten free version of a mug cake, just follow along!
This cake is full of fresh lime flavors. I not only use lime juice but lots of lime zest too!
Here is the lime cake batter. Notice the consistency is not thick....this helps keep the cake light and fluffy.
More Yummy Gluten Free Dessert Recipes:
- 3 tablespoons gluten free flour blend
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 egg
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 3 tablespoons powdered sugar, for icing
- 1 teaspoons lime juice, for icing
- In a small bowl, add flour, sugar, and baking powder. Add in the egg, melted coconut oil, lime juice, and lime zest.
- Mix well. Pour into your favorite mug. (I used a spray coconut oil to spray the sides of the mug so the cake doesn't stick.)
- Put into the microwave for 90 seconds.
- Put the powdered sugar and lime juice in a small bowl and mix. Drizzle onto the mug cake.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 467Total Fat: 46gSaturated Fat: 29gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 467mgCarbohydrates: 134gFiber: 2gSugar: 107gProtein: 10g
Please note this nutrition information is calculated by a recipe plugin and is an estimate based on the ingredients used in this recipe.