Apple Cinnamon Mug Cake Recipe

Updated: Oct 16, 2020

Check all the boxes for a healthy pre-workout meal! As a bonus, this one is fast, flexible based on what you have in the kitchen, and perfect for a chilly fall morning.


Apple cubed and sautéed in 1 tsp coconut oil and cinnamon

2 tbsp oats (I used quick cook steel cut)

1 tbsp applesauce

1-2 tbsp milk of choice

1 tbsp nut butter

1/8 tsp baking powder

optional: flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds


Stir half the apple with the rest of the ingredients in a mug and microwave for ~90 seconds. Top with the remaining cinnamon apples and any other toppings desired. Enjoy!

About the Author

Dr. Namrita Brooke began her coaching practice while a doctoral student. Today she is a full time coach and nutritionist, and she runs an online group program called Fueling Fat Loss. She is also a cycling coach and the head nutritionist with Velocious Cycling Adventures. Her personal athletic experience ranges from endurance mountain biking to off-road triathlon, cross-country mountain bike racing, running, road cycling, duathlon, and cyclocross. Her research background includes hydration and sports drink research, and the interaction of nutrition, physical activity, and the brain.

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