Recipe by Tankyy
"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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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!
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.
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!
I've tried quite a few mug cake recipes and this is by far the best. If you're expecting traditional brownie taste/texture, you'll probably be disappointed, but c'mon, this is a 100 second microwave recipe!!! I took the other reviewers' recommendations and did not use olive oil - I used butter instead, well clarified butter to be specific. I also added a splash of vanilla extract. When it was done, I took a taste and was immediately impressed. It was slightly crumbly, so I poked holes in the top with a chopstick and drizzled half and half over it. To die for!!!! The next time I made it I only cooked it for 1 min 30 secs and that was perfect. Thanks for the great recipe Tankyy!
Veg oil instead of olive oil, dash of vanilla absolute bliss.
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.
Perfect for those chocolate cravings. Definitely use vegetable oil instead of olive oil.
My kids love this when the pantry is bare.. I will use real butter if I'm out of vegetable oil. I always add a couple drops of vanilla and 1/4 cup of water. and since we have been making this for years I have learned microwaves will vary the time. So I cook till the sides start to Crack a lil and the middle is almost done..
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Brownie In a Mug
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 571
** Calories from Fat: 259
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