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Chocolate lava microwave cake

Who would have thought that chocolate cake would be on the menu as part of a healthy eating plan?

That’s the beauty of the Healthy Mummy and our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge – nothing is off limits.

Here’s a fabulous recipe from one of the mums on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, Amy Pym.

This is a great recipe to have up your sleeve when you are really craving a decadent dessert to eat on the sofa in your PJs.



  • 1/4 cup wholemeal flour (30g)
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder (0.6g)
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar (8g)
  • 2 tbp raw cacao powder (or more if you want it extra chocolatey) (4g)
  • 1 tbsp dark choc chips (10g)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (5ml)
  • 3 tbsp of skim milk (add more if too thick) (45ml)


  1. Mix all together in a large mug
  2. Cook for 1.45 – 2 minutes
  3. Enjoy!
Recipe makes 1 mug cake at 268 calories per serve