Easy Microwave Desserts in a Mug Mixes Make Great Gifts

Need a fun gift for a friend or co-worker? Place a bag of Chocolate Brownie Mug Mix in a 12-oz. microwave-safe mug that is lined with colorful tissue paper. Attach a bow to the handle. Write the cooking instructions on a card and attach to the handle or tuck inside the mug. If you like, insert a small Mylar balloon to make your gift more festive.

Chocolate Brownie Mug Mix from Easy Microwave Desserts in a Mug®

1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons semi-sweet chocolate chips (mini chips are best)
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
1 tablespoon finely chopped pecans (optional)
1-1/2 teaspoons egg white powder or meringue powder
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt

Blend ingredients together and place in a small zipper-type bag if using at a later date or giving as a gift.

To prepare: Microwave 1-1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a 12-oz. microwave-safe mug until melted (20 seconds on high power). Empty brownie mix into mug and add 2 tablespoons water; stirring with a fork until blended. Microwave on 60% power for 2 minutes. Let stand in microwave 2 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand until cool enough to eat.

With thousands of copies of the Easy Microwave Desserts in a Mug cookbook now in print, dessert-lovers around the world are enjoying these quick and delicious treats.

The Third Edition includes more than 100 single-serving mix recipes for desserts, breakfast treats and hot beverages that are prepared, cooked and served in a mug in less than 5 minutes, like Chocolate Brownie, Apple Pie, Blueberry-Lemon Coffee Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Coffee Banana Scone and Chai Tea Latte.

Stir up a mix anytime you want a treat, or make them ahead of time for later use. They’re perfect for today’s on-the-go families, singles, seniors, college dorm students and RV travelers. They make fun cooking projects for kids and unique, inexpensive gifts, like “Birthday Cake in a Mug”. Size: 5.5” X 8.5”, 120 pages, Paperback. $9.95 

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