Gooey Chocolate Brownie Mug Cake Recipe Is Pure Portion-Controlled Bliss – 30Seconds. com

If you have no discipline when a platter of  brownies is around, then this easy mug  brownie recipe   is for you! It’s the perfect chocolate dessert for one and when you’re trying to eat healthier or practice portion control. You won’t have the temptation of grabbing another brownie if you just make enough for just one.  

This easy  mug cake brownie recipe is  delicious topped with  vanilla ice cream or whipped cream –  or nothing at all. (And you can make more than one, we won’t tell! ) Let the kids make their own for a fun family activity after  dinner .    

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Period: 1 to 1/2 minutes plus 3 minutes to rest
Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 1


  • 1/4 cup  flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated  sugar
  • 2 tablespoons  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • dash of salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons milk or water
  • 1/8 teaspoon  vanilla

Here’s how to make it:  

  1. Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder and salt in a  mug. Mix well.
  2. Add the butter and stir until it looks like sand.  
  3. Add the  milk plus vanilla. Stir to combine.  
  4. Microwave on high for about 1 minute. Check and continue cooking in 10-second intervals until almost set.  
  5. Let the brownie sit about 2 to 3 minutes before eating.

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