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Easy Brownie In A Mug

Rated as 3.59 out of 5 Stars

"I love this recipe, especially while babysitting younger kids (they love this) and during the hot summers (when it's unbearable to turn the oven on). It's quick, easy and clean."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 588 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 brownie)

Directions

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  1. Stir flour, sugar, cocoa powder, cinnamon, and salt together in a microwave-safe mug. Stir water, oil, and vanilla extract into flour mixture with a fork until smooth.
  2. Microwave until set, 1 to 5 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Do not use extra-virgin olive oil in place of vegetable/canola oil. Hot chocolate powder mix works in place of cocoa as well.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 588 calories; 29.8 g fat; 80.8 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 160 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I love it! I have tried this recipe many times and if you convert everything to tablespoons (1/4 cup= 4 tablespoons) it only uses three dishes(Mug, Tablespoon, Whisk). Also, it doesn't mention ...

Most helpful critical review

5mins is too much time...i almost burnt my cake but luckily i turned it off when i smell choco :P overall it was alright!!!!

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I love it! I have tried this recipe many times and if you convert everything to tablespoons (1/4 cup= 4 tablespoons) it only uses three dishes(Mug, Tablespoon, Whisk). Also, it doesn't mention ...

Looks good, just came out. Added a pinch of baking powder and it took 2 mins to cook. It has a cake like consistency. I used an extra large mug too. Pretty good!

5mins is too much time...i almost burnt my cake but luckily i turned it off when i smell choco :P overall it was alright!!!!

Easy, quick chocolate fix. Not as great as brownies out of the oven but the recipe has a place in the box.

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I love this recipe. It’s great when I need a quick chocolate fix and is super easy and fast. I added some chocolate chips because I wanted even more chocolate and it makes it a little less bitte...

This is a great recipe to build on. I substituted chocolate almond milk for the water, half the amount of canola oil and added in peanut butter and maple syrup. Topped with salted chocolate ca...

This recipe is the best mug based recipe I've tried. While the result isn't like an oven baked brownie, it sure does the job in a pinch. That's great. Tastes good. I microwaved mine for 3 minute...

These brownies were amazing. They were so chocolaty . you can also add chocolate chips to make these brownies sweeter.