Microwave brownies

    20 min

    Fudgy, sweet and chocolate-y all over, and made in a snap! Almost no cleaning required afterwards! What else can we ask of a recipe? Look at the tips for changing the amounts of the ingredients!


    Salto, Uruguay
    1585 people made this

    Makes: 16 brownies

    • 150g butter
    • 65g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 200g sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 100g plain flour

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Melt the butter in high for about 30 to 40 seconds. Add the sugar, cocoa and vanilla in that order and mix well.
    2. Add the eggs, slightly whipping after each one. Add the flour and mix well.
    3. Grease a microwave safe dish and spoon in the brownie mixture. Cook on high for 4 to 5 minutes (the more powerful your microwave the less time it takes). Let rest for 10 minutes before cutting.


    When you take the brownies from the oven the centre will look undone, but it keeps cooking when resting. And if you leave them overnight in the fridge, the next day they will be even more consistent.


    This recipe also works well with 3 eggs, 100g butter, 65g to 125g of flour, 45g to 65g cocoa. So, don't worry if you don't have enough of any of the ingredients, but make sure not to change more than one amount at a time!

    Other ideas

    You can also stir in 120g of nuts, or 60g of nuts and 80g chocolate chips, or only chocolate chips! Or you can sprinkle some chopped nuts or pistachio nuts (tastes great!) on top before microwaving.


    Microwave brownies
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    Altered ingredient amounts. i never thought that brownies made in a microwave can turn out to be such perfect consistency - just the way i like them! and so easy to make! i'm gonna be making it again and again! oh, and i only used half the amount of flour - 50g.  -  25 Apr 2011


    delicous brownies! really soft and gooey just the way they should be! i added choco chips also! will defiantly make again!  -  14 Jun 2011


    Altered ingredient amounts. I find that 25g of flour instead of 100g makes perfectly moist and gooey brownies, cooked for 4 minutes in a 700W microwave. Yum!  -  30 Mar 2011