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Vegan Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


Moist and fluffy vegan cinnamon roll for one made in a mug in under 5 minutes. Easy, healthy, fuss free and highly delicious!


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  • Option 1: 2 tbsp powdered sugar + 1 tsp canned coconut milk
  • Option 2: 1 tbsp coconut butter + 1.5 tsp maple syrup


  1. Into a bowl, mash the banana. Add in the almond milk and apple cider vinegar and stir to combine. Then sift in the flour and baking powder and mix until a dough forms. 
  2. Flour working surface and hands. Remove the dough from the bowl and roll into a log and then flatten into a rectangle. 
  3. Spread tahini onto the dough and then sprinkle with coconut sugar and cinnamon. Starting from the end piece closest to you, roll the dough as tightly as possible. Carefully transfer to a mug. 
  4. Microwave on high (1000 W) for 1 minute. Add 10-15 seconds if needed. 
  5. Make glaze by mixing powdered sugar and coconut milk or coconut butter and maple syrup and drizzle on top. Enjoy!


  • *For Gluten Free: Substitute spelt four with all purpose gluten free flour blend or oat flour. 
  • ** Banana puree can be substituted with apple sauce or non dairy yogurt. 
  • Helpful Equipment: 10 oz mug or bowlmini spatula 
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer) without the glaze. 
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Category: desserts
  • Method: microwave
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 312
  • Sugar: 17.8g
  • Sodium: 42.5mg
  • Fat: 9.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 52.5g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Protein: 9.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0

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