5-Minute Banana Bread Mug Cake Recipe Is Almost Too Good to Be True by 30Seconds Food

5-Minute Banana Bread Mug Cake Recipe Is Almost Too Good to Be True

Can't tackle a whole loaf of banana bread by yourself (or can but know you shouldn't?). This easy five-minute banana bread mug cake recipe will satisfy that craving, with no leftovers to worry about. 

Because sometimes you just need a slice (or mug full) of banana bread right now, we've got you covered with this simple banana bread mug cake recipe. This banana bread recipe is so easy and delicious, it's almost too good to be true (but it's not)!

All you do is mix together the simple ingredients, put the mixture into a mug and microwave it for about one minute. And just like that, your snack or dessert is one and done. You can even make this recipe gluten-free. Enjoy the simple banana goodness!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 3 to 4 minutes
Cook Time: 60 to 70 seconds
Total Time: 4 to 5 minutes

Servings: 1


  • 4 tablespoons flour or gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk or nut milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons mashed banana (mashed well)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put all the ingredients into a mug. Mix well.
  2. Microwave on high for about 1 minute. Check the cake and microwave about 10 more seconds, if needed. 

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Mugs $7 & Up
Baking Powder $2 & Up
Ground Cinnamon $3 & Up
Brown Sugar $3 & Up
Vegetable Oil $2 & Up
Vanilla Extract $4 & Up

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Ooooh, great idea.
Donna John
This is calling my name!
Julie Rose
Deliciousness in a mug! 😍
Elisa Schmitz
I'm a banana bread fan, so this looks like trouble, LOL! #yum

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