Don’t even think of looking at a boxed brownie mix: this one-bowl skillet brownie has been my savior, and also my favorite dessert when the sweet tooth strikes. It uses easy on-hand ingredients and, as it doesn’t contain any eggs, is perfect when just undercooked. Take it up a notch and add a scoop of ice cream!
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease a mini skillet or small baking dish or ramekin and set aside.
In a small mixing bowl, add the dry ingredients and mix well. Add in the flax (or egg), oil, and milk of choice and stir until a batter is formed.
Top the batter with chocolate chips and bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until it’s just cooked in the center and the chocolate chips have melted.
This can be made in the microwave, however the texture can easily turn gummy if you overcook. Cook in 30-second intervals until your desired texture is achieved. This works well with sugar-free chocolate chips.
Editor’s note: If the brownie is still runny at 12 minutes, you could cook an addition one to three minutes longer.
Reproduced with permission from Clean Sweets: Simple, High-Protein Desserts for One (Countryman Press, 2017).