Banana Bread Mug Cake in a Minute

You’ve been busy and don’t have time to make a whole batch of banana bread. Good news! You can make it in the microwave for one or two people in less than 2 minutes! This Banana Bread Mug Cake is full of flavor, soft and delicious. Add some nuts, chocolate chips or even top with a dollop of whipped cream for an extra special treat.
You’re busy but you still want something sweet? Well this Banana Bread Mug Cake is just what you need! It’s moist and yummy, takes only about 2 minutes to whip up and bakes in your microwave so it’s perfect for one or two people. Top with whatever your heart desires: walnuts, chocolate chips or even add a little bit of whip

prep: 5 mins cook: 2 mins additional: 5 mins total: 12 mins Servings: 2 Yield: 2 servings


½ cup all-purpose flour

¼ teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

1 medium very ripe banana

1 tablespoon milk

¼ teaspoon baking powder

2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips

? teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon white sugar

1 tablespoon white sugar, or to taste

? teaspoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter

6 slices banana

¼ cup chopped walnuts


Combine ripe banana, brown sugar, white sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, melted butter, milk, and vanilla in a mixing bowl; use a potato masher to mash the mixture into a smooth puree. Add flour and mix until just combined. Stir in walnuts and chocolate chips until evenly mixed.

Transfer batter evenly into two lightly buttered coffee mugs or cups. Tap a few times on a towel to settle everything down and ensure there are no air pockets.

Microwave cups, one at a time, until a toothpick comes out clean, about 1 minute.

Let cool before serving.

Optional: Garnish each with banana slices and dust with sugar. Brulee the tops with a blowtorch.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 602 calories; protein 7.5g; carbohydrates 81.2g; fat 30.4g; cholesterol 46.4mg; sodium 444.3mg.

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