3 Minute Protein Cake

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Make a protein cake in just 3 minutes? Sounds good, right!

It’s soft and spongy and delicious, and really low in calories!


The ingredients I use are:

Whey Protein (any flavour) 1-2 scoops
Baking Powder 1/2 – 1 teaspoon
Xanthan Gum 1 teaspoon
Stevia (optional)


Place ingredients in a large microwave-safe mixing bowl.

Slowly stir in a little bit of water to get a thick paste. You won’t need much water. Keep adding just a little water at a time (you don’t want it to be runny!)

Microwave for 2 – 3 minutes until the mixture forms a spongy protein cake. Just a word of warning – you might want to microwave for a minute at a time, and keep checking the consistency of the cake after each minute. You don’t want to overcook it or it will go dry.


Depending on the type of whey protein you use, and how many scoops you put in, your nutritional values will vary. But I know for me, using 2 scoops, it came to:

Calories 197
Carbs 3g
Fat 3g
Protein 40g

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