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vegan pumpkin mug cake inside a white mug with frosting and pecans on top

Pumpkin Mug Cake (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

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  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 mug cake 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Snack
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This pumpkin mug cake recipe is healthy, easy, vegan, and gluten-free! It’s one of the best single serving desserts for fall. With just 5 minutes, you can make this cake in a mug inside the microwave. It’s packed with delicious fall flavors and guilt-free ingredients like pumpkin puree, oat flour, almond butter, and maple syrup. #mugcake #pumpkinspice #mugcakemicrowave #pumpkindessert #fallrecipes #falldesserts #microwave #vegandessert #veganrecipe 


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Pumpkin Mug Cake

Toppings (optional)

  • Vanilla frosting, almond butter, ice cream, granola, nuts, etc.


  1. Add pumpkin purée, almond milk, almond butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract to a wide mug. Whisk the ingredients together until smooth.
  2. Add oat flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and salt. Mix together until combined.
  3. Place mug in the microwave for 2 minutes. Remove from the microwave and add your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


  • Use a wide mug for the best results. Keep an eye on the mug cake while it is cooking so it doesn’t overflow.
  • Read the full blog post for mug cake topping ideas.


  • Serving Size: 1 mug cake
  • Calories: 410
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Carbohydrates: 60g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Protein: 15g