This easy Nutella Mug Cake is a perfect dessert for two. Made with just a few ingredients and ready in two minutes with your microwave.
This mug cake has a bit of chocolate in it too, but the true star is the hazelnut spread. If you want to try another mug cake, check out my Vanilla cake in a mug recipe.
Hello Friends! How is your week going? Today I am sharing a fun and super simple dessert for two that is perfect for this weekend!
Today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a tasty dessert to put together quickly in a mug. This is perfect for evenings when you are looking for a simple chocolate dessert. I love simple recipes like this one because I can use ingredients I already have on hand and the amount of clean up is minimal.
Today’s recipe is a wonderful chocolate mug cake recipe that is made in minutes. This recipe makes two mug cakes but you can have them both if you don’t want to share – they are that good!
I like to throw a few toffee bits on top of the batter before baking for some crunch.
Once they are baked, you can enjoy them in the mug or pop them out, which I like to do.
Then I like to spread a little Nutella on top ~ Decadent, I know!
Ingredients & Preparation Tips for this recipe
Hazelnut Spread – I have to go with Nutella on this one. It really is the best hazelnut spread in my opinion. I also like to spread the top of the cake with Nutella and a few bits for more flavor. I like to pop the cakes out of the mugs but you can enjoy them in the mugs if you wish.
Whipped Cream – Ok you really don’t have to have whipped cream for this recipe, but it makes a nice topping for the cakes. You can also top with a scoop of ice cream too!
Toffee Bits – I like to add a few toffee bits before baking, but you can top them with chocolate chips if you like. They just add a little flavor.
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For more great Nutella recipes, check out:
Nutella Hot Chocolate – the perfect hot drink to warm up with on a cold day or evening.
Nutella Cookies – Made with just a few ingredients, these cookies are soft, chewy and full of Hazelnut goodness.
No-Churn Nutella Ice cream. – An easy ice cream recipe.
Nutella Mug Cake
Nutella Mug Cake
- 1/4 cup flour
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons Nutella spread
- 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 egg
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon toffee chips
- Mix together the first six ingredients in a small bowl.
- Pour into two microwave-safe mugs.
- Cook on high two minutes in the microwave or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Top with whipped cream or Nutella spread.
- Prepare the dry ingredients ahead of time and store until ready for use.
- You can make these earlier in the day and just keep them covered like a small cake, but honestly, they take such little time to make, you might as well make them when you are ready for them.
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