One-Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Mug Cake is a moist chocolate cake with a molten peanut butter center that quickly bakes up in a mug in the microwave!
It’s hard to beat fresh, hot, fudgy brownie, but if anything can, it would be a peanut buttery centre.
The best part is this easy dessert, start to finish is ready in five minutes.
It’s full of cakey, creamy and decadent goodness. It’s made with just a handful of basic ingredients and a microwave. This recipe is vegan + gluten free and contains no refined sugar.
I am obsessed with single serving desserts, the perfect solution for when you don’t want to make a whole cake.
If your craving peanut butter cake or peanut butter brownies but are short on time then this microwave dessert is for you.
You will love this mug cake because:
- It’s easy and quick to make
- Has a melty peanut butter centre
- Will satisfy your sweet tooth
- Helps with portion control
- Hardly any clean up
What you need to make this microwave mug cake
You just need the following simple ingredients to make this delicious mug cake.
- Cocoa powder
- A mug or little ramekin – needs to be microwave safe
- Peanut butter – can sub for almond butter or cashew butter
- Sugar – I used coconut sugar, and granulated sugar will work
- Almond milk – any milk will work
- Baking powder
- Chocolate chips
- Buckwheat four – can be subbed for almond flour or oat flour
I show you exactly how I make this mug cake with three other healthy mug cake recipes in the video below:
How to make peanut butter brownie mug cake:
Follow these steps to make this peanut butter treat. Full recipe details can be found in the recipe card at the end of this post.
- in a small bowl, mix your dry ingredients except chocolate chips together
- add the coconut oil and almond milk
- fold in the chocolate chips
- transfer half the mixture to your microwave-safe mug or microwave safe ramekin
- add your peanut butter to the well and place the remaining mixture on top
- microwave for 1 minute and enjoy! Key a close eye as your mug cake is cooking as cooking time could be slightly different depending on your microwave. For best results do not over bake, cook until the batter is just set or else your mug cake will be hard.
My other healthy mug cake recipes:
Tips to make your mug brownie cake
This peanut butter brownie mug cake is already incredibly simple to prepare. But here are a couple of tips to get the best results
- To keep this recipe as simple as possible, you can actually mix all the ingredients directly in the mug, less clean up and time! If you’re not in a hurry, prepare the cake batter in a separate small bowl as this will be much easier.
- Cooking time can vary depending on your microwave’s power and the size of your microwave safe mug. Start with 60 seconds on high power, then check the consistency of the batter, if it needs a bit linger proceed with 15-second increments until the batter is just set.
- This peanut butter brownie mug cake is best enjoyed straight away due to it’s molten centre.
Peanut Butter Brownie Mug Cake
- 1/4 cup buckwheat flour
- 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar (I used coconut sugar )
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
- 1 Tablespoon creamy peanut butter
- 1 Tablespoon mini chocolate chips
- In a small bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, sugar and baking powder until completely combined. Whisk in almond milk, and coconut oil until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips.
- Pour half the batter into a large microwave-safe mug or ramekin.Create a little well into the mixture using a teaspoon and add your peanut butter
- Fill up the ramekin with the remainder of the batter
- Microwave on high for 1 minute. Allow to cool for 1 minute before serving.
- Keep a close eye as your mug cake is cooking as cooking time could be slightly different depending on your microwave. Cook until the batter is just set or else your mug cake will be hard.
I hope you enjoy this Peanut Butter Brownie vegan mug cake recipe.
Have you tried to make a mug cake before? What’s your favourite quick dessert?
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