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Brownie in a mug topped with vanilla ice cream and raspberries.

Brownie in a Mug

Satisfy your brownie craving in minutes with this fudgy and delicious Brownie in a Mug. Grab a spoon and dig in! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 1 - 2
Calories 291kcal


  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips plus more for topping
  • 1 ½ tablespoons vegetable oil, melted coconut oil or melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ice cream, whipped cream, powdered sugar, berries for garnish


  • Place sugar, flour, cocoa powder and salt in a mug. Use a small whisk or fork, and stir until combined, and free of lumps. Stir in chocolate chips. Add oil, milk and vanilla, stir with a spoon or small rubber spatula until just combined (try not to over mix it). 
  • Sprinkle a few additional chocolate chips over the top and cook in the microwave for about 90 seconds (microwave times may vary). Eat immediately with ice cream, whipped cream, powdered sugar, or berries.



I have a used a 12oz and 16oz mug for this recipe.
Although this is a single serving dessert, you can easily split this between 2 adults. Nutrition facts are for approximately half of one serving. 


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.2mg