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Banana Mug Cake Recipe
- Prep time: 1 Minute
- Cook time: 1 Minute
- Total time: 2 Minutes
- Serves: 1
- 1 Tbsp butter, melted
- 1 egg
- 1 Tbsp milk
- 1 ripe banana, mashed
- 3 Tbsp plain flour
- 2 Tbsp brown sugar
- ½ tsp baking powder
- Firstly, melt the butter in the microwave. (Roughly 10 seconds)
- Beat in the egg and banana.
- Add the dry ingredients, milk, and mix until combined.
- Cook in the microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Cook further, if not fully cooked.
- Serve & Enjoy
- If you like your mug cakes slightly gooey in the middle, then reduce the cooking time slightly.
- For the best results use an overripe banana.
- Add a drop of vanilla extract for a bit of extra flavor.
- You can make this banana cake gluten-free by replacing the flour and baking powder with gluten-free variants.
- Mug cakes can make a mess in your microwave so keep an eye on it. Placing a plate under the mug will make cleaning up easier if it does end up overflowing.
- Use a skewer to ensure that the middle is fully cooked. The skewer should come out clean. This step is essential if you can't eat any undercooked egg.
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