How to Make a Single-Serving Protein Almond Cake 🍰

Who doesn't like cake!?! Especially one that's packed with protein! If you like almond flavor, you'll love this little personal cake!

How to Make a Single-Serving Protein Almond Cake 🍰 Recipe
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Here is what you need.  Feel free to exchange ingredients to meet your dietary needs. I've made this cake in several ways. Examples: white flour instead of almond flour, all oil - no applesauce, etc.

Here is what you need. Feel free to exchange ingredients to meet your dietary needs. I've made this cake in several ways. Examples: white flour instead of almond flour, all oil - no applesauce, etc.

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Add all of the ingredients except the coconut oil to a small mixing bowl.

Add all of the ingredients except the coconut oil to a small mixing bowl.

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Place the coconut oil in a small microwaveable bowl and cook for about 8 - 10 seconds.

Place the coconut oil in a small microwaveable bowl and cook for about 8 - 10 seconds.

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Put it in a few seconds longer if needed until melted.

Put it in a few seconds longer if needed until melted.

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Add the oil to the bowl of ingredients and mix until well combined.  Save a tiny bit of the oil to coat a small ramekin.

Add the oil to the bowl of ingredients and mix until well combined. Save a tiny bit of the oil to coat a small ramekin.

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Take the little bit of oil and coat a small ramekin.

Take the little bit of oil and coat a small ramekin.

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Add the batter to the ramekin.

Add the batter to the ramekin.

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Cook for about 1 minute. Times are going to vary so keep an eye on it.  I had to stop mine after 45 seconds. Then put it in again for another 10 - 15 seconds.  It's very HOT, so be careful!

Cook for about 1 minute. Times are going to vary so keep an eye on it. I had to stop mine after 45 seconds. Then put it in again for another 10 - 15 seconds. It's very HOT, so be careful!

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Let it cool a little bit then you can eat it right out of the ramekin or take a knife and loosen the sides and transfer it to a serving dish to decorate with whipped cream 😁

Let it cool a little bit then you can eat it right out of the ramekin or take a knife and loosen the sides and transfer it to a serving dish to decorate with whipped cream 😁

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I don't usually put whipped cream on my protein cake, but every once in awhile I want to SPLURGE! πŸ˜πŸŽ‰

I don't usually put whipped cream on my protein cake, but every once in awhile I want to SPLURGE! πŸ˜πŸŽ‰

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Yummy whipped cream!! 😍

Yummy whipped cream!! 😍

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Decorate your cake with whipped cream(not the greatest decorating job, I know). 😜

Decorate your cake with whipped cream(not the greatest decorating job, I know). 😜

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Eat your cake...

Eat your cake...

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Enjoy to the very last bite! 😁  *note: nutrition info in next step does not include sprinkles or whipped cream.

Enjoy to the very last bite! 😁 *note: nutrition info in next step does not include sprinkles or whipped cream.

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Nutrition info: calories - 328, fat - 19 g, cholesterol - 42.5 mg, sodium - 306 mg, potassium - 80 mg, carbs - 24 g, dietary fiber - 2 g, sugars - 19.5 g, protein - 18 g, calcium - 23 %, Iron - 4.5 %

Nutrition info: calories - 328, fat - 19 g, cholesterol - 42.5 mg, sodium - 306 mg, potassium - 80 mg, carbs - 24 g, dietary fiber - 2 g, sugars - 19.5 g, protein - 18 g, calcium - 23 %, Iron - 4.5 %

Ingredients

3 Tablespoons almond meal/flour 
3 Tablespoons vanilla whey protein 
Β½ Teaspoons baking powder 
1 Pinch salt 
1 Tablespoon applesauce(I used apples & blueberries baby food) 
Β½ Tablespoons coconut oil 
Β½ Teaspoons pure almond extract 
2 Teaspoons light agave nectar 
1 Tablespoon milk 
2 Teaspoons sprinkles(optional) 
whipped cream(optional) 
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