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



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 2 ripe bananas



    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

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



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  • 2 tbsp milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 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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17th May, 2010
My partner knocked this up in around 15mins, easy, quick and lovely and moist. Would be heaps better with a bit of ice cream to go with it (will have to make sure we have some if we make it again!). A simple, tasty dish
16th May, 2010
This was a bit disappointing. Mine was not very sponge like and looked a bit grey :( It tasted better than it looked and would probably have been better if I had made the toffee sauce.
12th May, 2010
Never cooked anything in a microwave before but thought I would give it a shot. Could not be simpler to make - cooks in 8mins while you are eating!! Husband and children all had seconds - really a suprise for a microwave, you would never guess. A great storecupboard pudding. Even better with a smidge of toffee sauce :-)
21st Apr, 2010
So so - I made it because I was in a caravan with a microwave and had some over ripe bananas and it looked easy. The final result was alright - my kids thought it acceptable but nothing to rave about.
20th Apr, 2010
Incredibly easy to make, wonderful. I must admit I was a little suspicious at first as I had never dared make puddings in the microwave (which I generally only use for re-heating leftovers really) but I ended up being really surprised by the stunning result. I split all ingredients in half (and reduced cooking time to 4 minutes accordingly) and found the pudding nicely moist and delicate. I will definitely do this again, maybe with cooked apples...
6th Apr, 2010
Quick, easy and delicious, surprisingly moist for a microwave pudding!
4th Apr, 2010
I made this recipe for 3 and it was a bit much :) But it was so delicious!! We served it with hot toffee sauce. So quick and so easy!
2nd Apr, 2010
My partner does not like bananas. Can I make this with another fruit as well?


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