This Nutella mug cake is gooey, rich, chocolaty, soft, tender, and dreamy. When you’re in the mood for a decadent dessert, this easy Nutella mug cake comes in handy.
This Nutella mug cake is insanely delicious, made in under 5 minutes, this Nutella mug cake satisfies your 2 am cravings. This recipe is made with simple ingredients you probably have laying around in your kitchen.
this chocolaty Nutella mug cake batter comes together in under a minute, then cooked in the microwave for another minute or so. Our favorite part about this recipe is that it doesn’t require an oven.
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What you will need for this recipe:
Flour– we used all-purpose flour for this recipe, self-rising flour, and cake flour will work great as well.
Granulated sugar– we like to use granulated sugar, also it the most common sugar used in baking. Caster sugar will work great as well.
Dutch cocoa powder– we like to use Dutch-process cocoa powder for our chocolate cake because we like the deep and rich chocolate taste, but and cocoa powder will work!
Baking powder- to help the cake rise
Pinch of salt- for flavor.
Vanilla extract– vanilla extract Is an essential ingredient for chocolate cake.
Milk– gives the cake extra moisture. We used whole milk.
Oil – we used vegetable oil for this recipe. canola oil and will work great for this recipe.
Nutella- use Nutella or hazelnut chocolate spread.
Powder sugar (optional) – for decoration.
How to make easy Nutella mug cake:
1. In a big mug or a small bowl, mix together the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and a pinch of salt. Mix well with a fork or with a mini whisk.
2. Add the wet ingredients: milk, oil, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
3. Transfer the batter into a mug. (if you’re using a small mixing bowl).
4. Place 1-2 tbsp of Nutella spread on top of the batter.
5. Place the mug in the microwave and microwave for 1 minute and 20 seconds.
6. place another tsp of Nutella on top and dust with powder sugar.
7. Serve the Nutella mug cake hot and enjoy!
Is this Nutella mug cake eggless?
Yes, this Nutella mug cake no eggs.
Can you cook mug cakes in the oven?
Yes, if you don’t have a microwave, you can make these single portion cakes in the oven. Pour the Nutella cake batter into a greased oven-safe mugs or small baking pans, and bake in a preheated oven at 350F or 15-20 minutes.
how to serve this Nutella mug cake?
Serve this Nutella mug cake hot with vanilla ice cream. Serve this Nutella mug cake with powder sugar, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup. Serve this Nutella mug cake by itself as a quick dessert.
Can I skip the baking powder?
No, the baking powder helps the cake rise and gives the cake a fluffy structure.
Can I use another chocolate spread?
Yes, you can use any kind of your favorite chocolate spread. Place 1-2 tbsp of the chocolate spread on top of the batter before baking and microwave according to the instructions.
Can I use a chocolate cube instead of the chocolate spread?
Yes, before microwaving, place a chocolate cube on top of the batter and microwave according to the instructions.
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