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Buckwheat flour vanilla cake with chocolate chips

Almond Butter Buckwheat Cake for One

This healthy cake is made with buckwheat flour, almond butter, applesauce, honey, and as many chocolate chips as you like!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 1 cake
Calories 270kcal


  • 3 Tbsp buckwheat flour (made from raw groats)
  • good dash sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp applesauce
  • 1 tsp honey (or maple syrup)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp milk of your choice
  • 1-2 Tbsp chopped chocolate or chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder in a small bow.
  • Add in the rest (save the chocolate for the top), and stir until well combined.
  • Pour the batter into a well-oiled 6-8 ounce ramekin.
  • Top with chocolate.
  • Bake 14-18 minutes or until springy to the touch. As with any cake, don't overbake or your cake will be dry.
  • Cool and enjoy!


Nutrition facts based on using honey, unsweetened almond milk, and one tablespoon of chocolate chips. WW SmartPoints: 10


Sugar: 14.3g | Fiber: 4.6g | Calories: 270kcal | Fat: 13.3g | Protein: 7.2g | Carbohydrates: 33.7g