If any of the following statements are true for you, you must try this simple recipe now:

  • You always find yourself taking fruit to go from the dining hall.
  • You have accumulated quite the fruit collection in your dorm.
  • Your fruit collection is starting to rot and you don’t know what to do with it.
  • You don’t have a lot of time or a kitchen, but you want a freshly baked treat.
  • You love bananas.

Now get your bananas and make this recipe. You can thank us later.

Banana Nut Bread in a Mug

  • Prep Time:2 minutes
  • Cook Time:3 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoon sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of baking powder
  • a pinch of baking soda
  • Non-Stick baking spray or some butter to coat the mug
  • Nutella, walnuts, peanut butter, cookie butter, chocolate chips (optional)
Photo by Susan Bean
Photo by Susan Bean

Step 1

Whisk together dry ingredients directly into a mug.

Photo by Case Chun
Photo by Case Chun

Step 2

Add in the egg and stir until thoroughly combined.

Photo by Meredith Marcus
Photo by Meredith Marcus

Step 3

Mix in the rest of the ingredients.

Photo by Susan Bean
Photo by Susan Bean

Step 4

Microwave for 2½ to 3 minutes at 60-second intervals.

Photo by Susan Bean
Photo by Susan Bean

Step 5

Enjoy!

Photo by Susan Bean
Photo by Susan Bean