Fudge Brownie. During my travels I sometimes get the craziest cravings. After one such trip, I decided to put together a collection of recipes that I could make from scratch, in a single serving. The first recipe I tried claimed to make a fudge brownie in a mug. However, it tasted like dry cocoa powder. Crystal and I ate fudge brownies every day that week, until I finally found the perfect combination (Sorry Babe!).
- 1 tbsp Melted Butter
- 1 tbsp Water
- 1/8 tsp Vanilla
- 2 tbsp Flour
- 2 tbsp Sugar
- 1 tbsp Cocoa
- Whisk the water, vanilla, and salt into the butter until you have a nice smooth mix.
- Gradually add in the flour, sugar and cocoa powder continuously whisking.
- When you have nothing but a nice creamy fudge batter left, pop it in the microwave for sixty seconds, if a toothpick comes out clean, enjoy, otherwise, add another thirty seconds.
Making these in a pinch requires a tincy bit of creative prep work. I carry the dry ingredients in a quarter cup container, and the wet stuff in a mini-Pyrex dish. Whenever I feel like a brownie, I pour the powder into the Pyrex dish. Then, I mix it up, and pop the whole thing into the nearest microwave (1200W works best).
I wouldn’t ever do this on an airplane, as it definitely might raise a few alarms. If you like to avoid complications with TSA, then I highly discourage it.
What recipes do you know or might you have that you can use for travel?
I grew up in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, México, where people either owned cattle ranches or fruit orchards. Much of my work ethic came from working on Rancho La Mesa (my family’s ranch). That ranch also sparked what grew into my wild imagination. I read somewhere that you should write the story you want to read, and that stuck with me. My writing began in sixth grade, around the time I began learning to type.