Conquer Cravings in Minutes: The 3-Ingredient Rooted Living Granola Mug Cake

Posted by Rachel Domb on

Craving a warm, comforting treat but short on time and ingredients? Look no further than the magic of the mug cake! This single-serving wonder offers instant gratification without the sugar bomb or hassle.

This recipe takes the mug cake to a whole new level of healthy indulgence. We're ditching processed flours and artificial sweeteners in favor of a revolutionary base: Rooted Living's genius granola flour. Made from our very own sustainable granola, this flour boasts a wealth of benefits, packing protein, fiber, healthy fats, and natural sweetness into every bite. We pair it with just two additional ingredients – a ripe banana and your favorite non-dairy milk – for a mug cake that's incredibly easy, highly customizable, naturally sweetened, and vegan-friendly!

Ready to whip up your own single-serving masterpiece in minutes? This blog post provides the recipe, explores customization options, and delves into the versatility of Rooted Living's granola beyond mug cakes.

What you need for this recipe:

Granola as a Flour Alternative

These cookies aren't just about convenience; they're a testament to the versatility of Rooted Living's granola. Forget traditional flour – we're using the power-packed goodness of granola itself as both the flour and binder! This ingenious swap boasts several benefits:

  • Packed with Protein and Healthy Fats: Rooted Living is naturally brimming with protein-rich buckwheat groats and nut butter, giving your cookies a satisfying boost without relying on processed ingredients.
  • Fiber Powerhouse: The oat base of the granola provides a healthy dose of fiber, keeping you fuller for longer and promoting gut health.
  • Naturally Sweetened: Many store-bought snacks are packed with added sugars. Rooted Living granola uses natural ingredients maple syrup for a touch of sweetness, allowing you to enjoy guilt-free cookies.

Simple Steps, Delicious Results

granola mug cake
image from rachel domb, founder of rooted living

Rooted Living Granola Mug Cake

Prep time

2 min

Cook time

2 min


Rachel Domb




Rooted Living Kitchen


  • 1/2 cup Sunbutter granola flour (aka blended granola)
  • 1/2 banana, mashed
  • A splash of non-dairy milk


Step 1

In a microwave-safe mug, combine the mashed banana, Rooted Living granola flour, and a splash of non-dairy milk. (Optional) Add your desired mix-ins like chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or fruit.

Step 2

Microwave on high for about 2 minutes, or until the cake is cooked through. Let the mug cake cool slightly before digging in. Enjoy warm!

Rooted Living: Your Sustainable Granola Partner

Rooted Living is committed to providing delicious and sustainable granola options. Our granola flour allows you to enjoy the benefits of granola not just for breakfast, but throughout your day in healthy and convenient ways. Explore our website for a variety of granola options and discover a world of delicious recipe inspiration!


Why granola flour?

Added protein, fiber, and no refined ingredients!

What type of non-dairy milk can I use?

Any non-dairy milk will work! Choose your favorite based on taste and dietary needs. My faves include almond milk, oat milk, and soy milk.

How can I store leftover mug cake?

Leftover mug cake can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave for a few seconds before enjoying.

Can I make a larger batch of mug cake batter?

Yes, you can easily double or triple the recipe to make multiple mug cakes. Just be sure to adjust the microwave cooking time accordingly.

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