With this microwave-friendly recipe, you can go instant without relying on ready-made mixes! It's so easy that even your kids would love to prepare one for themselves--on their own, but with supervision, of course. It's perfect for a yummy snack treat for the kids, or a movie-night snack (one mug for each member of the family). If you feel like having a midnight snack, too, this brownie is an easy fave.
Makes 1 serving
Here's what you'll need:
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
pinch of salt
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon water
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
marshmallows, sprinkles, and chocolate malt balls for garnish
1Place butter, sugars, and salt in a mug. Microwave for 20 seconds until butter is melted but not boiling.
2 Remove from microwave, stir well to combine, and whisk in egg. Add vanilla and water.
3 Mix in flour, cocoa powder, and chocolate chips, saving a few for garnish.
4 Garnish with remaining chocolate chips, marshmallows, sprinkles, and malt balls.
5 Microwave for 45 seconds; do not overcook. Let cool and eat immediately.