Banana bread in a mug

bananasA super simple cake recipe you can make with just a microwave.

Serves 2 people


• 1 egg
• 1 banana
• 1tsp vegetable oil or butter
• 2 heaped teaspoons of sugar
• 2 heaped dessert spoons self-raising flour
• ½ tsp baking powder (not essential but makes a lighter, airier mixture)
• A splash of milk

Added extras: Cinnamon, vanilla extract, honey – for topping

Equipment:
Fork, mug and microwave

1. Mash the banana in a bowl with the oil and sugar.

2. Crack the egg and lightly whisk together with a fork.

3. Stir in the flour and baking powder and any added extras. If the mixture is very thick add some milk to loosen – it should be like a thick cake mixture.

4. Place half of the mixture into a mug and place in the microwave on approximately 50% power for 90 seconds. If it is still runny on the top pop back in for another 30 seconds. Be careful not to overcook it.

Method

1. Mash the banana in a bowl with the oil and sugar.

2. Crack the egg and lightly whisk together with a fork.

3. Stir in the flour and baking powder and any added extras. If the mixture is very thick add some milk to loosen – it should be like a thick cake mixture.

4. Place half of the mixture into a mug and place in the microwave on approximately 50% power for 90 seconds. If it is still runny on the top pop back in for another 30 seconds. Be careful not to overcook it.

Ingredients

• 1 egg
• 1 banana
• 1tsp vegetable oil or butter
• 2 heaped teaspoons of sugar
• 2 heaped dessert spoons self-raising flour
• ½ tsp baking powder (not essential but makes a lighter, airier mixture)
• A splash of milk

Added extras: Cinnamon, vanilla extract, honey – for topping

Equipment:
Fork, mug and microwave


This is delicious topped with some honey, yogurt and extra fruit.

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