A delicious, speedy microwave cake in a mug!

Butter 1tbsp, melted (or olive oil)

Free-range egg 1, beaten

Milk 1tbsp

Banana 1 small, mashed

Plain flour 2tbsp (or gluten-free flour)

Ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp

Xylitol or honey 1tsp

Baking powder ½ tsp

Toasted almonds to serve

You can also use gluten-free plain flour and if you’d like to make it chocolatey, substitute 1tbsp of the flour for 1tbsp of cocoa powder.

banana mug cake

1. Place all the ingredients in
 a microwave-proof mug and beat together well with a fork to form 
a thick batter. If too thick, add a little more milk. If runny, add a little
 more flour.

2. Place in the microwave and cook on high for 2 mins or until risen and cooked through. You can also bake this in an oven at 180°C, gas mark 
4 for 15 mins.

3. Top with toasted almonds, and allow to cool slightly before serving.