July 22, 2009

5 Minutes + Microwave = Brownie?

Just made a brownie in a mug. Yum! I usually use Pamela's Baking Mix, but I ran out of it. When I went to the THRIVE Allergy Expo back in April, I met Jules Shepard who makes the most amazing gluten free all purpose flour. I finally picked up a bag at Lil's, my go-to place for gluten free everything, this past weekend. Making it with the all purpose flour made quite the difference. Not sure why exactly, but it was delicious! This is the perfect treat for when you're craving something chocolatey, but don't want to make a whole pan of brownies. Plus it's takes 5 minutes tops!

Mug Brownie
  • 4 Tablespoons Flour (Hooray for Jules Gluten Free All Purpose Flour!)
  • 4 Tablespoons Sugar (I used the real thing, I'm scared of Splenda!)
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa (I used Hershey's Dark Chocolate Cocoa...very decadent!)
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil (Applesauce)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Water
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- Mix the dry ingredients together in a large mug
- Add Oil (applesauce), Water, and Vanilla Extract
- Mix well
- Pop in the microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds
- Enjoy, preferrably with a nice, big, cold glass of milk. Yum!


Just-J said...

Now you have me wanting to try this as soon as possible JUST to see how it works out, i cant wait, excited:)

Chrissy said...

Usually I use Jules flour for a whole batch, which is dangerous b/c it tastes so good! Great idea about the mug, can't wait to try it!

Anonymous said...

what a perfect way to portion-control an indulgent treat! thanks so much for the idea - i can't wait to try it!

CD123 said...

I just made two versions: both using Trader Joe's GF flour mix, one using oil, the other applesauce. The oil version is nice, sweet and fudgy and is definitely satisfying my brownie craving. The applesauce version currently resides in my garbage, it had an odd texture and taste and was pretty disgusting. I will try the oil version again, using different GF flour brands. Thanks!