The Crestiad

Cedar Crest College newspaper since 1923

Treat Yourself: Microwave Brownies

Paula Wesson, Staff Writer

Take a study break by making this quick, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate sensation. You’ll ponder how you ever studied without it.


1 stick (½ cup) unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces

¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 ½ cup sugar

3 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla

¾ cup flour


SPRAY 8 inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

PLACE butter and cocoa powder in large bowl.  Microwave on high until butter is melted.  Add sugar and whisk to combine.  Let mixture cool slightly, then whisk in eggs and vanilla.  Stir in flour.

SCRAPE batter into pan.  Microwave on high until brownies are just set in center, 4-7 minutes.  Let brownies cool.


About Tori, RDN

Tori is a Registered Dietitian who has a taste for the quirkier things in life. Hobbies include experimenting in the kitchen and then admitting when she's probably made a mess in the process (there are only so many times someone will believe the dog did it). She lives to give food, and everything else in life, a personality. And loves to eat and appreciate all foods.

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This entry was posted on September 12, 2012 by in Lifestyles, September 13, 2012.
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