Recipe: Chocolate Brownie In A Mug


Settle your chocolate craving and make a 5 minute brownie in a mug to eat on the sofa. It's quick, easy, cheap and perfect for students thanks to the trusty microwave. There's an idea for you.


  • 1 small egg
  • 65 g light brown sugar
  • 25 g plain flour
  • 50 g dark chocolate
  • 35 g salted butter
  • 1 handful pecan nuts
  • 10 g cocoa powder
Melt Butter, Choc & Sugar

Step 1

Melt Butter, Choc & Sugar

Snap the chocolate into a small bowl and spoon in the sugar and butter. Melt in a microwave for 45 seconds, then stir to continue the melting in the residual heat.

Crack in the Egg

Step 2

Crack In The Egg

Crack in the egg and beat together, followed by the flour and cocoa.


Step 3


Cook for 2 mins on full power (800 watts), then leave to rest for another 2 minutes.

Chop the Nuts

Step 4

Chop The Nuts

Chop the nuts and add to the mixture.


Step 5


Decorate with a dusting of icing sugar, a sprig of mint and a dollop of ice cream! Tuck in!

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