Brownie in a Mug

03.04.2013

Brownie in a Mug – the easiest, fastest dessert on the planet, you can have it ready in minutes! Plus it’s insanely delicious, talk about perfectly rich and chocolatey! The perfect thing to make when the chocolate craving hits when you don’t want to spend lots of time in the kitchen.

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Microwave Mug Brownie – The Worlds Easiest Dessert!

Sometimes I feel like my blog posts really don’t need any words. Can’t a picture just say enough =)? But really, how can I tell you more than what a photo can show you? I’ve never really been one that has a whole lot to say.

I’m more of a creative thinker who likes to sit back and read a food magazine or something – BUT when it comes to talking about food I really do have plenty to say.

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So, even though sometimes photos don’t need words I still like to add them because I can’t stop thinking and talking about food. I also can’t stop thinking about chocolate. Ever.

No matter how much chocolate I have, I could never be completely satisfied with that amount. Why? It’s in my nature, I’m a female and I just always want what I don’t have =).

Okay I’m mostly kidding, but really I could never have too much chocolate. I crave it everyday. It’s like my daily vitamin, antioxidants right? I don’t really eat it every day, but most days.

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Ingredients You’ll Need for a Mug Brownie

  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • egg
  • vanilla
  • cocoa powder
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • salt 
  • chocolate chips

How to Make a Brownie in a Mug

  • Add butter and brown sugar to a 12 oz (or larger mug).
  • Heat in microwave on HIGH power 45 seconds, remove and stir.
  • Mix in egg and vanilla extract then stir in cocoa powder.
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt and stir until well combine. Mix in chocolate chips.
  • Set microwave on 50% power and cook mixture 1 minute 50 seconds – 2 minutes 30 seconds.
  • Serve warm topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce or caramel sauce if desired.

microwave mug brownie

Days like today it will be 6:30 pm, just a few minutes after dinner and those dessert cravings kick in, but I’m totally feeling like I just really can’t wait an hour for brownies. What’s a woman to do?

Three words. Microwave. Mug. Brownie. Yes that’s right. A brownie made in the microwave, in a mug, ready to indulge in, in just 5 minutes. It is a dangerous thing I tell you! This is what dreams are made of.

In my opinion this MUST be served warm, and preferably covered with ice cream – which will melt all along the top surface of the brownie and flow through the gaps down the sides of this decadent delicious dessert.

It tastes just like a skillet brownie warm out of the oven. Yes, it’s love. True love. Enjoy! Try your best not to make one everyday =).

 

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Brownie in a Mug

Brownie in a Mug - the easiest, fastest dessert on the planet, you can have it ready in minutes! Plus it's insanely delicious, talk about perfectly rich and chocolatey! The perfect thing to make when the chocolate craving hits when you don't want to spend lots of time in the kitchen.

Servings: 1
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp salted butter
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 Tbsp chocolate chips (I used half milk chocolate & half semi-sweet)
  • For Microwave Brownie Sundaes:
  • Serve with ice cream (cookies and cream, vanilla bean, chocolate or caramel)
  • Drizzle with chocolate sauce or caramel sauce and sprinkle with sea salt , if desired

Instructions

  1. Add butter and brown sugar to a 12 oz (or larger mug). Heat in microwave on HIGH power 45 seconds, then remove from microwave and stir mixture with a fork. Mix in egg and vanilla extract. Stir in cocoa powder. Add flour, baking powder and salt and stir until well combine. Mix in chocolate chips. Set microwave on 50% power and cook mixture 1 minute 50 seconds - 2 minutes 30 seconds (time will vary based on varying microwaves wattage, don't overcook or it may result in a tough brownie). Serve warm topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce or caramel sauce and sea salt, if desired.
  2. Recipe Source: Cooking Classy
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brownie in a Mug, Mug Brownie Recipe
Author: Jaclyn

63 comments

  • Korina: Disgusting dry February 4, 2019 at 5:43pm Reply

  • Marium: Hi. Can this be baked in the oven? If yes, then at what degree and for what duration? October 18, 2016 at 1:59am Reply

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