Chocolate cake, cooked in a coffee mug in the microwave? yes. Banana ice cream made from bananas. Nothing else. Topped with some chocolate chips and a raspberry. Why would you not want to eat this right now?
Here’s what you need for the ice cream:
Slice the bananas about 1/4-1/2 inch thick and put them in the freezer until they are frozen. Usually about 2-4 hours. Put them in a blender and blend away. Start with the blender on low, blend for a few seconds, smash down with a wooden spoon, repeat. You will want to add liquid, don’t. Just keep blending and smashing and in about 10 minutes it will start to move around more and get a little creamy. Start blending on medium and smash a few more times , soon you will have beautiful, creamy, banana ice cream.
Use a spatula and put the ice cream in a bowl, then put it in the freezer while you make your mug cakes!
Here’s what you need for the mug cake: (per mug. I made 3 and had plenty of ice cream for all 3.)
4 Tbsp flour
3 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp cocoa powder
a dash of salt
a dash of cinnamon
2 Tbsp melted earth balance
2 Tbsp soy milk
1/8 tsp vanilla
a large coffee mug
Add dry ingredients to mug, mix well with a fork. Add soy milk, vanilla and earth balance and mix well with fork. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides. Put it in the microwave for 60-90 seconds, until the top looks slightly dry and bubbly. Done.
Add a scoop of ice cream.
Sprinkle with chocolate chips and garnish as you please.
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