🍌🍰 Banana Mug Cake 🍰🍌

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this quick and easy Banana Mug Cake! Perfect for a single serving, this moist and delicious cake can be made in just a few minutes.

πŸ“‹ Ingredients:

  • 🍌 1/2 ripe banana, mashed
  • πŸ₯š 1 large egg
  • 🌿 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or melted butter)
  • 🍬 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 🌿 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 🌾 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 🌿 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • πŸ§‚ Pinch of salt
  • 🍫 Optional: 1-2 tablespoons chocolate chips or chopped nuts

πŸ“ Directions:

  1. Prepare the Mug:
  • Choose a microwave-safe mug. Lightly grease the inside with a bit of oil or cooking spray to prevent sticking.
  1. Mix Wet Ingredients:
  • In the mug, mash the banana until smooth.
  • Add the egg, vegetable oil (or melted butter), granulated sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix well until all ingredients are fully combined.
  1. Add Dry Ingredients:
  • Add the all-purpose flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt to the mug. Stir until just combined, making sure there are no lumps of flour.
  1. Optional Add-ins:
  • If desired, fold in chocolate chips or chopped nuts for extra flavor and texture.
  1. Microwave the Cake:
  • Microwave the mug cake on high for 1 to 1.5 minutes, or until the cake has risen and is set in the middle. The cooking time may vary depending on your microwave, so start checking at 1 minute.
  1. Cool and Serve:
  • Let the mug cake cool for a minute before digging in.
  • Enjoy your banana mug cake as is, or top with a scoop of ice cream, whipped cream, or a drizzle of caramel sauce.

Preparation time: 3 minutes

Cooking Time: 1-1.5 minutes

Total Time: 4.5 minutes

Servings: 1 serving

Calories: 300 kcal per serving

πŸ’‘ Notes:

  • Make sure to use a ripe banana for the best flavor and sweetness.
  • For a healthier version, you can substitute some or all of the granulated sugar with honey or maple syrup.
  • This recipe can be easily doubled to make two servings, just use a larger microwave-safe bowl and divide the cooked cake into two portions.

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