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Banana Bread Muffin In A Mug

This single-serving banana bread mug cake cooks in the microwave in about 1 minute

Banana Bread Muffin In A Mug

This easy Banana Bread Muffin in a Mug recipe is perfect when you want a quick breakfast for one in minutes
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread muffins, mug cakes
Servings: 1
Calories: 108kcal


  • ½ Very ripe banana
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour, or gluten-free flour mix
  • 1 tsp Sugar, optional but not needed
  • ¼ tsp Baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp Oil of your choice, optional but not needed

Optional add ins:

  • mini chocolate chips, sprinkles, chopped walnuts, chopped pecans, hemp seeds, etc, 


  • Mash the banana in a small bowl and mix in oil and vanilla extract.
  • Put the flour, sugar (if using), baking powder and salt in a small espresso mug. Blend thoroughly with a fork.
  • Add the mashed bananas, mix in any additional mix-ins like chocolate chips, nuts, etc.
  • Microwave 90 seconds then let it cool about 1 minute before eating. If making a double batch in a large mug, cook 2 minutes.


Oven: If you don’t have a microwave, you can bake this in a preheated oven in a ramekin of cupcake liner. Bake until the tops are golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 325F for 25 to 30 minutes.
Air Fryer: If you want to bake this in the air fryer, preheat the air fryer to 300°F. Bake until the tops are golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 15 minutes. Let cool before eating.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories108
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 0.5g 1%
    • Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
  • Sodium 123mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 25.5g 9%
    • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 2g 4%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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