Sunday, April 15, 2012

Recipe for Banana Bread in a Mug

Yield: about 3 servings
Time: 5 minutes


  • Cooking spray
  • 3 TBSP whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 TBSP Stevia in the Raw
  • pinch of salt (because of the Stevia use less than 1/8 tsp)
  • 1/8 tsp baking powder (because of the Stevia, make it a generous 1/8 tsp)
  • 1/8 tsp baking soday (because of the Stevia, make it a generous 1/8 tsp)
  • 4 TBSP liquid egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 TBSP canola oil
  • 1 TBSP low fat milk
  • 1 (very) ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 TBSP finely chopped walnuts
  • Optional: whipped cream or butter for serving


  • Spray a microwave safe mug with cooking spray (make sure it is a large mug; double size of ingredients before cooking).
  • Add all ingredients to mug and whisk together.
  • Cook on high in microwave for 3 minutes.
  • Carefully remove from microwave and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Turn out on to a plate and serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon and nuts, with a dollop of whipped cream or butter as desired.