Microwave Mug Cake: Poor Man's Pudding - Gluten-Free, Vegan

Poor Man's Pudding is classic dessert recipe from Montreal, Canada featuring local maple syrup.  It's warm, gooey texture reminds me of Pineapple Upside Down cake. This healthy version is gluten-free, plant-based, and low-sugar.  Make this vegan microwave mug cake for a quick and easy single serving treat.

EASY       Servings: 1      Ready In: 2 minutes

Ingredients

1/2 banana
3 tbsp almond milk (or soymilk)
1 tsp maple syrup
3 tbsp oat flour (GF)
1/2 tsp tapioca flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp baking powder
Dash of salt


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Microwave Mug Cake vegan, gluten-free recipe

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To make the Microwave Mug Poor Man's Pudding: In a small bowl or mug, combine: the banana, almond milk, and maple syrup. Use a fork to mash the banana and mix well
Add the dry ingredients: the oat flour, tapioca flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt.  Use a fork to mix well It should be a gloppy mess but with no visible specks of flour
Place in the microwave. Cook for 90 seconds.

Carefully remove and dive in!

Chef's Tip: Maple syrup is the star of the show, to pay homage to Montreal, where this dessert is widely enjoyed.  If you're avoiding syrups and sugars, though, you can simply omit or substitute with a 1/2 packet of Stevia.  I've made it without syrup many times, and it's delicious!

Yield: 1 mug

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 recipe (1 mug)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 152.89
Calories From Fat (11%) 17.21
% Daily Value
Total Fat 1.9g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.35g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 312.12mg 13%
Potassium 325.87mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 32.6g 11%
Fiber 4.1g 16%
Sugar 11.8g
Protein 3.13g 6%
Calcium 6.31mg <1%
Iron 132.47mg 736%
Vitamin A 41.6IU <1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg <1%


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Poor Man's Pudding is classic dessert recipe from Montreal, Canada featuring local maple syrup.  It's warm, gooey texture reminds me of Pineapple Upside Down cake. This healthy version is gluten-free, plant-based, and low-sugar.  Watch this cooking video to learn how to make this vegan microwave mug cake for a quick and easy single serving treat.