Microwave banana pudding

Microwave banana pudding

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(88 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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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.
5th Nov, 2013
So chuffed I found this recipe- so so much quicker than making banana bread to use up old bananas! I used two whole bananas in the mix and a third banana sliced on top. I put a tsp vanilla extract and mixed spice instead of just cinnamon- delicious! Next time will try adding choc chips and/or cocoa.
20th Oct, 2013
I made this tonight and I can't believe how simple and yummy it is! It was so quick to make and tasted lovely. I think it's provably a little too sweet for me so I'll try it with a little less sugar next time. Highly recommend it!
14th Sep, 2013
This turned out quite tasty and handy for a quick 10 minute dessert. Family inc. the kids liked it.
1st Aug, 2013
Wow this really surprised me. Didn't expect it to turn out so lovely. Very impressed! We had ours with custard everyone loved it, would defiantly make again. Couldn't of been easier
7th Jul, 2013
Delicious!!!! It took about 40 mins in the oven. Will definitely do it again ;)
2nd Jul, 2013
This was amazing! Perfect for a quick dessert and so tasty - every loved it. Served it warm with ice cream - would have loved some toffee sauce but there was none in the shop. Next time definitely. This will be my go to dessert especially when pressed for time.
25th Jun, 2013
amazingly quick and easy but delicious!!
1st Jun, 2013
This has to have 5 stars just for the ease of making and the fact that it comes out perfectly. Ok, so its not the most strong of flavours, and certainly needed the toffee sauce to make it more flavoursome, but it is a lovely moist well risen sponge-type pudding. I made this for the first time today and it took about 11 minutes from starting preparation to being ready to eat! I will say that it does clearly need to be large bananas and very ripe ones at that (mine were too small and not ripe enough) to make enough flavour.


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