Brownie in a Mug

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One day at my grandparents’ house, my cousin Lizette told me about this so-called “brownie in a mug.” I looked it up on the internet, and found recipes that seemed easy to follow. I finally had the time to try it using this recipe and it turned out to be great! It’s perfect for those times when you’re craving for a quick chocolate-y dessert but you’re feeling too lazy to bake. What’s also great about this “brownie in a mug” dessert is that you only need 7 ingredients, a mug and a microwave.

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Brownie in a Mug

Ingredients:

  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 1 drop vanilla extract
  • 8 teaspoons flour
  • 8 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 dash salt
  • 4 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions:

  1. Place the butter in the mug and pop this in the microwave until it has melted. (Time will vary depending on the strength of your microwave. Mine took 40 seconds.)
  2. Add the water and vanilla extract to the butter and mix.
  3. Add the flour, sugar, salt and cocoa powder one at a time and mix. Make sure there are no lumps of dry ingredients!
  4. Pop it in the microwave somewhere around 60 – 90 seconds. (Again, this will depend on the strength of your microwave. Mine took 90 seconds.)
  5. Remove carefully and allow to cool for a few seconds. If desired, you may top the brownie with ice cream, whipped cream or enjoy it on its own!

Note: 8 teaspoons of sugar might be too sweet for some (myself included), so you can try and adjust this according to your preference.

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