If you’re looking for a quick and allergy friendly treat, mug cakes are the best! We gathered up some great dairy free and gluten free mug cake recipes for whenever the dessert mood strikes. We included plenty of nut free, vegan, and paleo recipes as well.
Whether you’re short on time and want a quick dessert, or the weather is hot and you don’t want to turn on the oven, mug cakes come to the rescue!
These easy single serving cakes are perfect for quick treats whenever the mood strikes, and every recipe we included in this roundup is gluten free and dairy free.
We also included plenty of nut free, vegan, paleo, and healthy options as well. If chocolate isn’t your thing, there are a lot of non-chocolate options here, too, like lemon and matcha cakes.
And just for a little bit of fun, these recipes don’t just include mug cakes, but also a few other mug desserts such as brownies and cobblers!
If you’re traveling and want/need a cake on the go, there are a few brands that actually make some dairy free and gluten free mug cakes and muffins, such as Udi’s Gluten Free (contains eggs) and Blue Diamond (contains almonds and egg).
King Arthur Flour makes some gluten free single serving cakes, but they contain dairy ingredients. If you have multiple allergies, making your own at home is the best way to go!
Allergy friendly mug cake recipes
When you want a quick and easy single-serving dessert, here are 18 delicious dairy free and gluten free mug cake recipes. Bookmark this page so you can come back to it whenever you want a new mug dessert recipe to try.
We’ll work on updating this post as we create new mug cakes as well, so stay tuned for more recipes as we create them!
If you’re craving a quick chocolate treat, you can make this healthier gluten free Double Chocolate Mug Cake without turning on your oven! Our allergy friendly mug cake is moist, has hints of cinnamon, and is naturally sweetened and whole grain. We offer a low sugar option for this mug cake as well!
Bake a delicious cake without turning on your oven! This little gluten free Chocolate Chip Mug Cake is perfect for one (or two if you want to share!). This mug cake is not only gluten free, it’s also dairy free, vegan, and nut free.
Moist, rich, fudgy Gluten-Free Mug Brownie made with only 4 ingredients! This basic brownie recipe takes less than 5 minutes to make, and is an incredible vegan single-serve dessert. No eggs, dairy, baking powder, or baking soda required!
Cherry Mug Cobbler is easy and delicious. This recipe is vegan and gluten-free and simple to make because it uses commonly found ingredients. The recipe is simple and also quick because it comes together in just a minute or two, and then cooks in another couple of minutes.
An easy and super fast dessert or snack for one! This homemade vegan vanilla mug cake is the best way to make yourself a nice treat in just 5 minutes. This delicious mug cake is cooked in 1 minute in a microwave oven.
This almond flour vanilla mug cake is just six ingredients and bakes in the microwave in under two minutes! It's a quick and easy single serve dessert that's SCD, Paleo, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, and refined sugar free.
These chocolate baked oats are vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and have no egg or banana. They make for an easy, healthy breakfast packed with protein and chocolate flavor. You can make a single serving for one or double the recipe and make more for later!
Irresistible sweet, moist and fluffy, this banana oat mug cake is great as a quick snack or dessert! It is eggless, vegan and gluten-free. Ready in 5 minutes and only a handful of simple ingredients required.
Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist