How to Make Microwave Mug Brownie - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Microwave Mug Brownie

Here’s our take on cracking the code on microwave brownies in a mug. Our recipe makes a fabulous brownie for one in 2 minutes flat. Brownies are not as spongy as cakes, but they definitely help satisfy the sudden sweet tooth craving. We were really amazed that something so indulging can be whipped up in minutes. Now, it’s your turn! Give it a shot and do tell us how it turns out.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
1 People 5 – 8 Minutes  2 Minutes


  • 2 tbsp maida
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp instant coffee granules
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp Nutella
  • 1 tbsp yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • Butter for greasing


Step 1

Grease a large coffee mug with butter. In a medium bowl, add all the ingredients listed above and whisk to form a smooth batter.

Step 2

Pour the batter into the greased mug. Make sure the batter fills only half of the mug.

Step 3

Microwave on a high for 2 minutes. Let it rest inside the microwave for another minute.

Step 4

Take it out and serve it immediately with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream and chocolate sauce.

Nutritional Information

Calories 344 K cal
Proteins 4.0 g
Fats 17.6 g
Carbohydrates 46.2 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 16 mg
Potassium 229 mg
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