Chocolate Chip Brownie in a mug
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Chocolate when nothing else will do!
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1serving
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips
  1. Add butter and brown sugar to a 12 ounce or larger mug.
  2. Heat in microwave on high 30 seconds. Remove from microwave. If butter is not melted, heat another 10 seconds. Stir with a fork.
  3. Mix in egg and vanilla. Stir in cocoa powder.
  4. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Stir until well mixed.
  5. Add chocolate chips.
  6. For a cake type brownie: Microwave for one minute 30 seconds on high. Top will rise and look dry on top. Do not overcook.
  7. For a fudgy brownie: Microwave for 2 minutes on 50 percent power. Top will still look somewhat moist. Do not overcook.
  8. Add ice cream before serving, if desired.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at