One Minute Brownie Mug Cake
Yes, that’s right. I created a brownie mug cake that takes only one minute to make in the microwave. I have to confess, I’m pretty thrilled. This is my favorite mug cake creation yet. And it is still super easy to make.
It’s super chocolatey like a brownie should be. This is more like the cake-type brownies rather than the chewy brownies, but it’s still so good. When it first came out of the oven, the brownie was quite fluffy, like a really good chocolate cake. After a minute or so, the batter turns denser, much more like a brownie because of the minimal amount of flour.
I made two, offered one to the FH. At first he refused. He’s gotten kind of sick of my mug cake creations. I insisted he take a bite and he didn’t regret it. He loved it and kept the brownie for himself.
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Because brownies are denser, these don’t rise nearly as much and you don’t need an oversized mug unless you want to double the quantity. A regular mug will do.
There’s one extra step required to create these cakes, but it’s still super easy and clean up is still minimal.
- 2 oz semisweet chocolate chips or chopped chocolate
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 egg
- 4 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp flour
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Select two microwave-safe mugs. In each mug place one tbsp of butter and 1 oz of semisweet chocolate. Microwave each mug for 40 seconds (microwave them separately). Remove and stir until chocolate is completely melted with a small fork.
Add 2 tbsp sugar to each mug and stir. Beat egg in a small bowl, add half to each mug and mix. Add in 1 tbsp flour to each cup and mix until smooth.
Cook each brownie for 1 minute in the microwave (do each separately). Serve while warm.