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1 Minute Microwave Mug Brownie

4.18 from 711 votes
Enjoy a single-serving, chocolatey brownie in a mug in no time with my 1 Minute Brownie in a Mug Recipe!
1 Minute Brownie in a Mug Recipe is an easy dessert you can make in minutes!
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This indulgent Chocolate Brownie in a Mug is a single-serving of heaven just for you and possibly the best, fudgiest brownie ever (other than my Best-Ever Brownies). It’s my 1 Minute Microwave Mug Brownie!

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Everyone loves a Chocolate Brownie! Whether you are a chewy brownie lover or a fudgy gooey Brownie lover, at the end of the day we all love the same cake. The fact that you can mix it in less than 5 minutes and cook it in 1 minute seems too good to be true, but it’s not! My microwave mug brownie is the real deal!

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1 Minute Microwave Brownie-Microwave Mug Meals

4.18 from 711 votes
Enjoy a single-serving, chocolatey brownie in a mug in no time with my 1 Minute Microwave Mug Brownie recipe!
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Enjoy a single-serving, chocolatey brownie in a mug in no time with my 1 Minute Microwave Mug Brownie recipe!
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 3 tablespoons flavorless oil (canola oil/coconut oil/sunflower oil)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In a microwavable mug (roughly 1 cup measurement) mix together all of the ingredients.
  • Mix in the chocolate chips.
  • If you don’t want to cook them off straight away, then place them in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  • Microwave for 45-60 seconds. (Timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary). Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream & enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Cooking time will vary greatly depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug. The mugs I use are small, roughly 6oz (¾ /1 cup)
Always keep a close eye on your mug while in the microwave so it doesn’t over flow or over cook
Nutritional value: The calories are high preserving due to sugar and oil. To lower these you can use more natural sugars and oil like coconut.
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Nutrition Facts
1 Minute Microwave Brownie-Microwave Mug Meals
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 707 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 38g
Sodium 15mg1%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 46g51%
Protein 6g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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WoolSox
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WoolSox
4 months ago

I’ve had my fair share of chocolately mug recipes, but this one takes the cake! Or.. the brownie?! Rich, soft, and full of delicious chocolate, how can you go wrong?! This recipe easily halves if you’re looking for just a taste — just be sure to watch that cook time! Ice cream on top is definitely not optional! 🙂
*fights off curious passerbys with brownie spoon*

Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe Gemma!

Patty
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Patty
7 months ago

Gemma,

I made this this past week and it was not something that I would make again. It was to chocolatey and a little dry and I only cooked it for 45 seconds. I think it needs a little egg. It tasted like I was eating pure cocoa.

Patty

AMG
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AMG
9 months ago

you should add milk to the mix so that the brownie is not dry. The milk will make it a bit more moist.

anamika
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anamika
1 month ago

can we use virgin olive oil ?

Kay
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Kay
4 days ago

Mine was not dry at all I loved it I bit too much chocolate for me

Cindy Ribeiro
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Cindy Ribeiro
6 days ago

Is the brown sugar packed?

CJ Gopp
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CJ Gopp
9 days ago

I followed it exactly and used coconut oil, and it’s an oily, goopy mess. It looks like actual sh** and doesn’t taste good either. Used the last of my chocolate chips so now I can’t even make a better one.

abbi
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abbi
1 month ago

the brownie in a mug recipe i used was very thick and had a weird texture. also it took a lot more than 1 minute to bake it took about 2 or 3 minutes but over all it was fine my brother loved it so its probley just me im known to be a picky eater id give it 4 stars but the comments wont let me change it and also if you make this you MUST put icecream on it

Grandma Tonu
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Grandma Tonu
1 month ago

Thanks for these mug recipes! My granddaughter is in the Marines stationed overseas and lives on-base. These recipes will help her out because they are not allowed to have hotplates and such in their rooms, but they can have a microwave.

paula
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paula
3 months ago

This isn’t for the recipe, but hopefully someone has an answer. I have a bunch of Mug Treats (Betty Crocker) and want to make them into cupcakes and bake in the oven. How would I go about doing this? Temp, time, additions, subtractions? Thanks

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