There are days when we just feel like having a sweet snack. This banana mug cake recipe will be your saviour on days like these. This gooey and moist cake can be prepared at home using a few ingredients. How long does it take? Just 3 minutes! If you have a thing for desserts and love making them at home then this one recipe is a must-try. This indeed won't disappoint you! Let's quickly dig into its easy recipe. 

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Simple recipe, perfect to satiate your sweet tooth!

Total Time :
8 min
Preparation Time :
5 min
Cooking Time :
3 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Tanya Malik


  • 3 tbsp maida or all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
  • pinch of salt
  • chocolate sauce/nutella/whipped cream (optional)


Step 1
In a bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix well.
Step 2
Next add melted butter, 1 lightly beaten egg, mashed banana and combine.
Step 3
Pour this batter in a microwave safe mug and cook for 3 minutes. Keep checking in between to ensure the cake is well cooked.
Step 4

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Take out the banana mug cake and top it with some whipped cream, chocolate sauce or nutella as per your choice. Enjoy!