ModernPROTEIN Recipes: Protein Coffee Cake

August 31, 2016

I recently read (skimmed and looked at the pictures) a blog regarding how Americans eat basically dessert for breakfast; and while this may be true in some sense, I honestly do not consider Lucky Charms a dessert.  If you’re going to eat dessert, at least consume something more satisfying than puffed wheat and faux marshmallow.  In my travels around the world, I have found that in the U.S (for the most part) breakfast is an actual meal.  In many European countries, you receive a plate barely adequate for a toddler, holding a pastry and a tiny cup of coffee. Some will argue “well the U.S is obese because of such practices including an unhealthy breakfast”, and I say, “prove it!”  Throwing out facts just because they seem like facts, is probably what makes Americans fat.  For those who want to eat dessert and lots of it for breakfast, while not feeling bad because it’s 7am, and you’re wolfing down cake, check out this recipe!  It’s packed with protein and with under 1g of fat per slice, you could eat the entire pan, or share it, if that’s your thing…




1 Scoop Carmel Cookie Stix ModernPROTEIN

2.5 Scoops (use a protein scooper) Generic Pancake Mix

Dash Cinnamon

Dash Splenda

Dash Baking Powder
ModernPROTEIN Recipes Bodybuilder Coffee Cake



2 Egg Whites

3oz Yogurt (3 Tablespoons)

1/4th Cup Almond Milk


Dash Cinnamon



1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2) Combine all dry ingredients in one bowl, combine all wet ingredients in another bowl.

3) Mix dry and wet together until batter is formed

4) Use cooking spray to coat a 6×6 pan and pour half the batter in the pan. Garnish with cinnamon, and pour remaining batter in pan.

5) Bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean

6) Cool for 5-10 minutes

7) Top with additional cinnamon

8) Enjoy!



(4 Servings)

Calories – 118 kcals

Protein – 13g

Carbs – 15g

Fat – >1g
ModernPROTEIN Recipes: Bodybuilder Coffee Cake


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