Banana Breakfast Cake in a Mug Recipe

Make this delicious Cake in a mug for breakfast or just for you because it’s easy, fun, sticky and scrumptious!


Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

2-3 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ a SPAR Freshline banana, mashed
  • 15 ml SPAR sunflower oil
  • 1 SPAR large egg
  • 15 ml SPAR low fat milk
  • 60 ml Soft dark brown sugar
  • 60 ml SPAR self-raising wheat flour
  • A pinch of Cinnamon
  • 15 ml nuts, chopped (optional)
  • 15 ml SPAR raisins (optional)
  • 1 Large Coffee Mug

Recipe Method

  1. Add the banana, oil, egg and milk to your mug.  Mix well with a fork.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix until smooth using a teaspoon.
  3. Microwave on high for 2 – 3 minutes until cake has risen up out of the mug.
  4. Eat while still lovely and warm, or top with a little icing made from SPAR icing sugar mixed with a drop of water. Yum Yum! 

Hints & Tips

For a creamy topping, you can mix 2 tablespoons SPAR cream cheese with 1 tablespoon of our icing sugar and a few drops of SPAR lemon juice. Just dollop on top!