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Gluten Free Vegan Banana Mug Cake

Gluten Free Vegan Banana Mug Cake, is a light and fluffy banana sponge dotted throughout with dark chocolate chips. Made in the microwave so its ready in minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Cake
Cuisine: British
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Emma


  • 1 large banana - mashed
  • 2 tablespoon vegan natural yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 4 tablespoons rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon vegan mini chocolate chips


  • Very lightly grease the inside of a large mug with a little cooking spray or a dab of oil.
  • Either in a small bowl or in the mug directly, mash the banana up as much as you can. So there are no lumps left in it.
  • Add in the yogurt, sugar, vanilla and milk and mix until everything is well combined.
  • Then add in the rice flour, baking soda and ground cinnamon and mix till you have a smooth batter.
  • Stir in the mini chocolate chips.
  • Place the mug in your microwave and place it on high and cook for 3 minutes. (Timings are based on a 800W microwave)
  • Take the mug cake out of the microwave and let it sand for 90 seconds, then if you want to add a large dollop of yogurt on top and sprinkle a few more chocolate chips over the top as well.
  • Best eaten fresh, but can be made a few hours in advance if you need to.


The vegan yogurt I used was coconut based so had a slight coconut flavour to it. This did not impact the over all flavour of the cake. So any natural or plain vegan yogurt can be used.I used almond milk but any plant based milk should be fine.If keeping it vegan is not an issue feel free to use cows milk and yogurt. Also regular dairy based chocolate chips can be used.If keeping it gluten free is not an issue I recommend cake flour be used as a substitution.