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Brownie In a Mug Recipe
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Brownie In a Mug

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"This is a great family activity to enjoy with your little cook and about anyone you can find. It is a great party favor that anyone will love. Serve with your favorite ice cream."

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Original recipe makes 1 brownie Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    2 mins

    7 mins


  1. Stir sugar, flour, cocoa powder, and salt together in a mug. Add water and olive oil; stir until mixture is evenly moist.
  2. Cook in microwave for 1 minute 40 seconds. Serve topped with ice cream.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 09, 2013

I didn't want to bake these in the oven, and it was too cloudy to cook in the solar oven, so I steamed these. I doubled the recipe, using gluten free flour, and half the amount of honey as I would have used if I had used sugar. I steamed the double batch in 3 egg poaching cups.steaming for 20 minutes. They are heavy and dense with great flavor!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 10, 2013

Decided to try this recipe since I was having a chocolate craving and this sounded like a quick and easy sweet to solve it. It was very easy to make and does fit perfectly into a standard size mug. However I found it to taste more like warm chocolate flavored flour with sweetener than the brownie I was looking forward to. I was very disappointed. It's a great idea, but the final product just does not live up to its full pan counterpart.

Jan 24, 2014

Tankyy have I told you how much I love you?!!! I've made this several times now playing with it each time. Great for those chocolate cravings and there is nothing in the house kinda fix. I think I have it down. Add a drop of vanilla ,use canola oil and top with chips such as chocolate or caramel. Let sit for several minutes and top with vanilla ice cream. This is a gooey chocolate wonder! Thanks so much for sharing this delight!

Feb 11, 2014

Veg oil instead of olive oil, dash of vanilla absolute bliss.

Sep 10, 2013

I was pretty disappointed with this recipe. I wasn't a thick dense cake but more of a thick mush. Also the taste of olive oil was overwhelming. It did taste like chocolate though.

Sep 04, 2013

I was skeptical about brownie in a mug. I had a major brownie craving and decided I had nothing to lose. It actually turned out really well considering its made in a mug for a minute and 40 seconds. Room for improvement of course. Still very good and it solved my brownie fix problem. I might add melted butter next time too. Very much a keeper and kids would LOVE LOVE LOVE it.

Aug 04, 2013

These are great for those moments when nothing but a rich, chocolatey brownie will do! I didn't care for the taste the olive oil gave, so I used canola oil instead; I plan to try melted butter one of these days. I reduced the sugar to 3 tablespoons, and it only took 50 seconds in the microwave. I topped it with a little peanut butter--pure bliss!

May 23, 2014

Used Canola oil instead of Olive oil. Added a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of vanilla. Microwaved for 1 min 30 sec and came out perfect. Awesome with a scoop of ice-cream.


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  • Calories
  • 571 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 79.7 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 28.8 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 4.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 392 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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