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Provençal savory mug cake GF

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  • Author: Alice Pagès
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 small mug 1x
  • Method: Microwave


Ready in less than 5 minutes, this provençal olives and tomato mug cake is the perfect recipe for a quick and nourishing lunch.


  • 3 tbsp gluten free oat flour
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp dry thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dry oregano
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp plant based milk
  • 3 black olives
  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds


  1. Mix the oat flour, corn starch, turmeric, thyme, oregano, baking powder and salt in a microwave-proof mug.
  2. Add the olive oil and plant based milk and stir well to combine and form a smooth dough.
  3. Finely chop the black olives and sun-dried tomatoes and fold in the batter with the sunflower seeds. Roughly stir to incorporate.
  4. Bake in the microwave on full power for 1 to 1.30 minutes, or until the batter has risen and the surface looks dry and spongy.
  5. Allow to cool down for 3 minutes and enjoy immediately. 


  1. This recipe leads to a small mug serving. For a bigger mug cake, feel free to double the quantities and so to double the baking time.
  2. To make oat flour, simply blend rolled oats on high speed until reduce in a fine flour. Make sure you are using certified gluten free oats for a GF version.
  3. Make sure you are using a microwave-proof mug to make this recipe. The mug should be big enough to be three-quarters full with the raw dough as it will significantly rise during the baking.