Brownies in a mug are a fast and easy way to satisfy your late night sweet tooth without breaking out the casserole dish. These soft and chewy single-serving brownies can be prepared and ready to eat in under 10 minutes. You can choose from a variety of toppings such as marshmallows, nuts, chocolate chips or coconut flakes. All you need is a microwave, a mug and a few simple ingredients and you are ready to make an individual dessert. It is also a fun and safe way to get the children involved in making their own treats.
Things You'll Need
- 4 tbsp. flour
- 4 tbsp. sugar
- 2 tbsp. cocoa
- 1/8 tsp. baking powder
- 3 tbsp. water
- 3 tbsp. canola oil
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 4 tbsp. peanut butter
- Cooking spray
- Coffee mug
Coat a large coffee mug lightly with cooking spray. Store in the freezer until ready to use.
Combine 4 tbsp. flour, 4 tbsp. sugar, 2 tbsp. cocoa, 1/8 tsp. baking powder and 1/16 tsp. salt in a medium bowl. Sift out any clumps.
Add 3 tbsp. water and 3 tbsp. oil to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
Fill the chilled coffee mug to the halfway point with the brownie mixture.
Drop in 3 tsp. of peanut butter and stir gently.
Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until the center of the brownie is lightly set.
Spread a thin layer of peanut butter on top of the brownie while it is still warm.
Allow to cool for 3 minutes. The coffee mug should be warm to the touch when ready. Serve warm.