Microwave banana pudding

Microwave banana pudding

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(78 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4 - 6

This pud will be a hit with all the family, and it only takes 20 minutes to make

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal474
  • fat26g
  • saturates15g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars37g
  • fibre1g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.77g
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  • 100g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing



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  • 2 ripe bananas



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  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs



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  • 2 tbsp milk



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  • icing sugar, toffee sauce and ice cream, to serve, if you like


  1. Put the butter in a 1-litre baking dish and microwave on High for 30 secs-1 min until melted. Add 1½ bananas, mash into the melted butter, then add the sugar, flour, cinnamon, eggs and milk. Mix together well.

  2. Slice the remaining banana over the top, then return to the microwave and cook on High for 8 mins until cooked through and risen. Serve warm, dusted with icing sugar, if you like, with a drizzle of toffee sauce and a scoop of ice cream.

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lisa butler
12th Aug, 2014
Fantastic pudding all the family loved it. Great use for those bananas that nobody wants to eat.
26th Jul, 2014
I thought the pudding was fantastic The family loved it I got a 10/10 from everyone I would love to bake it again Adam (aged 9)
4th Jul, 2014
Very easy and very quick. I just reduced the amount of sugar so that it was not too sweet.
10th Jun, 2014
My 7 year old Daughter wanted a pudding & my cooker isn't working. So the Microwave, old bananas & goodfood to the rescue. She read the recipe & we made it together, so easy and quick. So she didn't get bored. Yummy with ice cream. My daughter gives this 10 stars out of 5.
17th Apr, 2014
Made this tonight as I have a ton of overripe bananas. Followed the recipe as written, came out lovely, a big hit with husband and toddler. Quite sweet, could probably reduce the sugar and it would still taste delicious, but I did use very ripe (black) bananas which may have increased the sweetness. I had no custard or ice cream in the house so we ate with a bit of toffee sauce - was just fine, but I imagine with ice cream it would be even better.
6th Apr, 2014
Very good, very sweet though - good way of using spare bananas up
6th Apr, 2014
I had half a banana to use and was toying between this and caramel sauce with ice-cream. I made the right choice! I did half quantities, 4mins in microwave, and cut a kiwi on top instead of banana. Tasted amazing!
19th Jan, 2014
We love this pudding, it is sooo easy to put together and very comforting. I have done this a few times now and I've managed to prep it in the middle of cooking the Sunday roast. I have microwaved and oven baked it with equally good results.
28th Dec, 2013
Very tasty and as others have said, so easy, no hassle quick dessert. Think I will try this method substituting treacle or ginger instead of banana.
12th Nov, 2013
I object to running my oven for an hour to 'save wasting' bananas. This recipe is excellent and with custard it was a real hit. I may also experiment with some chocolate chips next time.


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