Buckwheat flour vanilla cake for one

Healthy Vanilla Mug Cake

This delicious, yet healthy vanilla mug cake is made with gluten-free buckwheat flour and only ONE teaspoon of added sweetener!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Buckwheat, Cake, Vanilla
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 cake
Calories 228kcal


  • 3 Tbsp buckwheat flour (ground from raw buckwheat groats; see Notes)
  • good dash sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp milk of your choice
  • stevia as desired for extra sweetness


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar.
  • Add in the oil and vanilla and stir.
  • Finally, stir in the milk and stevia to your taste. Stir until the buckwheat flour soaks up the liquid and thickens a bit.
  • Pour the batter into a well-oiled mug or ramekin.
  • Bake 10-15 minutes, or until the top of the cake is springy to the touch.
  • Cool and top as desired.


Nutrition facts based on using unsweetened almond milk. WW SmartPoints: 10


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Fiber: 2.5g | Sugar: 5.1g