There are so many mug brownie recipes on Pinterest, so I was hesitant to add my own to the mix.
But here’s the thing about those other recipes. They suck. To be fair, I haven’t tried all the mug recipes. I’ve tried a lot, though. If I had a dollar for every failed mug brownie recipe I’ve tried…well, I could buy a few boxes of brownie mix.
If you, too, have been disappointed by the recipes you’ve tried, I urge you to try just one more. Trust me, it’s the last one you’ll ever need.
adapted from Creating & Co.
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
4 tablespoons flour
5 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons water (optional: substitute 2 teaspoons of your favorite flavored coffee syrup; I prefer Torani salted caramel)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
dash of salt
Note: this recipe makes two mug brownies.
In a microwave-safe coffee mug, melt the butter. Add remaining ingredients to butter and, using a fork, mix well.
Transfer half of brownie batter to another mug (or don’t… I won’t tell) and microwave each, separately, for 60 to 120 seconds. The length of time will vary greatly depending on your microwave, so it’s best to start with one minute and check the brownie. If it’s not done, continue to cook it in increments of 10 to 15 seconds.
Eat plain, or garnish with whipped cream, ice cream, or chocolate sauce.
Have you successfully made a mug brownie?
Christine Gallagher says
I must be living in shell I have never seen brownies in mugs but thankfully I have not had to try a ton of crappy recipes since yours is perfect and I it looks amazing too, thanks for sharing I will pin so I can find it when i’m ready =)
Thank you! Maybe I just follow a bunch of chocaholics, but mug cakes and cookies and brownies have been all over my Pinterest feed for the last few years. Let me know how you like it!
OMG yum. Pinning!!!
Thank you! I hope you get a chance to try it!
YUM! This looks so delicious! I love mug cake so I will try this one ♥
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Thank you! You’ll have to let me know what you think.
I’ve totally started getting into mug meals because I hate washing dishes and if it means I only have to wash one dish I’m all for it! I haven’t tried any desserts yet though! I may have to give this a whirl! Brownies are really the only dessert I really like!
If you like brownies and mug meals, then yes, you must try this! Let me know what you think!