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2-Minute Banana Mug Cake (Yum!)

Is there anything better thick slice of banana bread? I used to think the answer to that question was “no”. And then I found a recipe for making a quick and easy banana mug cake that you can have ready to go in less than three minutes. All of a sudden, I could enjoy everything I love about banana bread in a fraction of the time. This recipe makes a particularly good banana mug cake at that, as it also includes a few tasty extras like your choice of chopped walnuts or pecans and ground cinnamon. If you’re as obsessed with banana bread as I am, then you definitely owe it to yourself to check this recipe out.

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake

2-Minute Banana Mug Cake (Yum!)

  • Author: Anna - MissWish.com
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


2 tbsp butter, melted

½ medium banana, mashed

1 egg

2 tbsp brown sugar

¼ tsp vanilla extract (optional)

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

¼ tsp baking powder

pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)

1 tbsp chopped walnuts or pecans


  1. In a 12 fl oz microwave-safe mug place the butter, mashed banana, egg, brown sugar and vanilla extract (if using) and mix to combine.
  2. Add the all purpose flour, baking powder and pinch of ground cinnamon (if using) and mix until well combined.
  3. Fold in chopped walnuts.
  4. Microwave on high for 60-90 seconds or until just firm to touch and toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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