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Banana Bread in A Mug

Banana bread for one! Make banana bread in a mug quickly with a few ingredients you probably already have on hand. Warm and delicious, this recipe results in a satisfying treat!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 482kcal


  • 1 ripe banana mashed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts chopped


  • Mash the banana in a microwave safe mug and add the egg, Greek yogurt and vegetable oil to the banana. Mix well. 
  • Add in flour, brown and granulated sugar, baking powder and cinnamon to the egg and banana mixture. Stir until combined. 
  • gently fold in chopped walnuts. 
  • Microwave on high for one minute and thirty seconds. Check to see if cooked by inserting a toothpick into the mug cake. If it comes out clean, it's completely cooked. 
  • If the toothpick doesn't come out clean, microwave on high for another minute and half. 
  • Serve warm. 


  • You can use melted butter or baking olive oil instead of vegetable oil. 
  • For more flavor, add chocolate chips, pecans or coconut flakes. 


Calories: 482kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 2mg