Microwave Chocolate Banana Cake in a Mug Recipe

Mar 14 2024
If you were just thinking that you could go for some cake right now, good news: This cake in a mug can be yours in five minutes or less! Chocolate and banana are a classic combo, and this recipe cooks up in the microwave for maximum convenience. Quit monkeying around and make one already!

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Entire recipe: 192 calories, 4.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 351mg sodium, 34.5g carbs, 2g fiber, 19g sugars, 4.5g protein

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Total: 5 minutes


3 tbsp. devil’s food cake mix

1 tbsp. (about 1/2 large) egg white or liquid egg substitute

1 tbsp. light sour cream

1/8 tsp. baking powder

1/4 cup chopped or mashed banana, divided

1 tsp. chopped walnuts

Optional: light whipped topping


Spray a microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add cake mix, egg white/substitute, sour cream, and baking powder. Add 2 tbsp. water. Mix until uniform.

Stir in 2 tbsp. banana. Microwave for 1 minute and 45 seconds, or until set.

Top with remaining 2 tbsp. banana and walnuts.


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