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The finished product of making banana bread in the microwave.
Fastest Way to Make Banana Bread Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
6 mins

If you want real banana bread, fast, without having to make an entire loaf, I'll teach you how to easily make my Banana Bread in a Mug recipe!

Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 mug
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • 2/3 medium ripe banana (5 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons flavorless oil (coconut, veg, canola, sunflower etc)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or honey)
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons oat flour (just finely blend up oats)
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons blueberries frozen or fresh (optional)
  1. In a microwaveable mug, mash the banana really well.

  2. Next, add in oil, maple syrup, and vanilla.

  3. Add in the oat flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and mix into until combined

  4. Dot your blueberries over the top

  5. Microwave for around 45-55 seconds (timing is based on my 1200 Watt microwave so your timing might vary)

  6. Enjoy immediately for breakfast, snack or dessert