Mug brownie

Mug brownie
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I like to browse lists of unusual ideas. It’s a fun way to kill a few minutes. I often find funny and practical ideas, like this mug brownie.

I’d thought about doing this for a long time, without ever actually trying it. But yesterday I gave it a shot, working from a few classic brownie recipes. Here’s the result.

It only takes a minute to prep and just one minute to cook. Does it get any better?

  • ServesServes 1
  • Prep time5 min
  • Cook time2 min
  • Timeout-
  • FreezingFreezes well


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
    Replacement options

    or other vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
    Replacement options

    or dairy milk

  • Drops of vanilla extract, to taste


  1. Combine all the dry ingredients in a mug.
  2. Add the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  3. Microwave for 50–120 seconds. Cooking time varies by microwave.
Recipe published on August 19, 2018