This healthy banana mug cake is entirely gluten-free, paleo, grain-free, and dairy-free. This delicious single serve dessert can also be made whoile30 and vegan.
Melt coconut oil either in a small saucepan over medium heat or directly in the mug, in the microwave. (Do NOT overheat as it may burn the rest of your ingredients when incorporated)
Meanwhile, mash the large banana using a fork or hand blender.
Mix all of the ingredients (but keep 1 tbsp chopped walnuts for topping) in a mixing bowl or directly in the mug and whisk.
Optional: Sprinkle with 1 tbsp chopped walnuts and a pinch of coconut sugar.
Microwave for 1-2 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Don't forget to add 1/2 tsp baking powder.
Bake for 20-25 minutes at 350F or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Oven option: Add 1/2 tsp baking powder.
Low-carb option: Do not use maple syrup.
Vegan option: Use one flax or chia egg instead of the large egg.
Protein option: Replace 1 tsp vanilla extract with 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder.
Nutrition Facts calculated using the base recipe.