Pippa’s Chickpea Mugcake

Guest post from Pippa Woolven (Follow Pippa on Twitter: @pippawoolven or on Instagram: @_pipstagram_ 

This is a recipe for one of Pippa’s favorite healthy desserts/ snacks- the chickpea mugcake.  Check out our Q&A with Pippa whilst you enjoy this awesome cake!


Image from: Running with spoons 


  • 1/4 Cup Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)
  • 1 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/3 of a medium Banana, mashed
  • 1 Tbsp ground almonds (optional)
  • 2 large Tbsp cacoa or cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp Chocolate Chips (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp honey or Agave
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder


  1. Blend oats in a nutribullet or food processor to create oat flour.
  2. Add chickpeas, banana and orange juice and continue to blend until mixture is smooth.
  3. Whisk in the egg, coco/cacoa powder, ground almonds, honey, baking powder and optional chocolate chips.
  4. Microwave for 2-3 minutes in a mug of your choice and top with Greek yogurt and honey !

Sounds seriously delicious to us! Let us know what you think!

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