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Three simple, healthy, and delicious one bowl dessert recipes

Who doesn’t love a homemade dessert? It’s true, there’s nothing more comforting than the smell of a dessert baking in the oven. But if you aren’t a regular baker, baking can seem like a daunting task. And we can all agree that the worst part of baking is the giant pile of dishes in the sink. We’ve compiled three of the best one bowl dessert recipes for you. You can quickly whip up these one bowl recipes without any hassle, plus we’ve snuck in some healthy ingredients like moringa, that add nutrients but don’t affect the taste! Here are the recipes for three healthy one bowl recipes including One Bowl Chocolate Cake, One Bowl Banana Bread and One Bowl Brownies.


Are you craving a decadent and moist chocolate cake? This one bowl chocolate cake recipe is super yummy and very easy to make. You can also enjoy this one bowl chocolate cake guilt-free as it is packed with healthy ingredients. It uses whole-wheat pastry flour that has more fiber, protein and antioxidants than refined flour. This one bowl chocolate cake also includes moringa powder, which has numerous health benefits.


  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon moringa powder
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup nonfat buttermilk
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup hot strong black coffee


  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F. Prepare a 9-inch cake pan by spraying with baking spray or buttering and lightly flouring.
  2. Whisk all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. This includes flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, moringa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add buttermilk, brown sugar, egg, oil and vanilla. Whisk all the ingredients until well combined.
  4. Add coffee and mix well until you get a smooth and thin mixture.
  5. Pour batter into the pan and bake it for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Take the pan out of the oven and your One Bowl Chocolate Cake is ready.
  7. Let the cake cool down before slicing.


Is there anything better than fluffy and moist banana bread? Try our One Bowl Banana Bread recipe, which uses healthy ingredients but doesn’t compromise on taste. We recommend using whole wheat flour for this One Bowl Banana Bread recipe. Instead of processed sugar, our one bowl banana bread is naturally sweetened with maple syrup to make it extra healthy. It also calls for moringa powder, which is great for your overall health as it adds a dose of extra nutrients including:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Calcium
  • Folate and ascorbic acid
  • Potassium
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus


  • ⅓ cup melted coconut oil or extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 tablespoon moringa powder
  • ¼ cup milk of choice or water
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour


  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F. Prepare a 9×5-inch loaf pan by greasing it.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the oil and maple syrup together with a whisk. Add the eggs to this mixture and beat well, then whisk in the mashed bananas and milk.
  3. Add the baking soda, vanilla, salt, moringa and cinnamon, and whisk. Lastly, stir in the flour, just until combined.
  4. Pour the batter into your greased loaf pan and sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
  5. Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the bread cool in the loaf pan for at least 10 minutes. Transfer the loaf to a wire rack. Cool before slicing.


If you want to make healthy yet delicious one bowl brownies, you have come to the right place. Our One Bowl Brownie recipe is perfect if you are craving rich and fudgy brownies. And the best part is that these decadent One Bowl Brownies are loaded with nourishing ingredients. Greek yogurt, coconut sugar and whole wheat flour make these One Bowl Brownies super healthy. You can happily binge on these without any guilt.


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted and cooled slightly
  • 2 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon moringa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 6 tablespoon nonfat milk
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoon finely chopped dark chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F. Take an 8” square baking pan and lightly coat it with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, egg whites, vanilla and salt. Then add Greek yogurt and keep mixing until there are no lumps. Stir in the coconut sugar. Then add milk and stir.
  3. Add in the cocoa powder, moringa powder and baking powder and stir. Then, stir in the flour until it’s incorporated. Gently fold in 2 ½ tablespoons of the chopped dark chocolate.
  4. Spread the batter into the prepared pan, and gently press the remaining chopped dark chocolate into the top. Bake these one bowl brownies at 300°F for 15-19 minutes.
  5. Cool completely to room temperature in the pan, and let the brownies sit for at least 6 hours at room temperature before serving.

Give our scrumptious One Bowl Chocolate Cake, One Bowl Banana Bread and One Bowl Brownies a try. We guarantee that these decadent, yet healthy one bowl recipes will become your new favorites.

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