This easy Chocolate 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 mug cake recipe.Jump to 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!
Why You Will Love This Recipe
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 to satisfy you sweet tooth.
This is one of my favorite mug cake recipes. I love easy recipes like this one because I can use simple ingredients with minimal prep time.
The amount of clean up is minimal for this wonderful recipe that is ready in a couple of minutes.
The single serving cake is the perfect size to satisfy a chocolate craving.
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!
- all purpose flour
- nutella spread
See recipe card for full ingredient list
- large mug or coffee mug ( make sure it is a microwave-safe mug)
- microwave oven
How To Make Nutella Cake in Mug
I like to throw a few toffee bits on top of the cake batter before baking for some crunch.
Cook time may vary a little with oven size.
Once they are baked, you can enjoy the chocolate cake 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.
Peanut Butter - frost the entire cake with your favorite brand.
Brownie Style - You can also top this with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup and chopped nuts.
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More Favorite Nutella Recipes
Nutella Hot Chocolate - the perfect hot drink to warm up with on a cold day or evening.
Nutella Cookies - A sweet cookie made with just a few ingredients, these cookies are soft, chewy and full of Hazelnut goodness.
Nutella Stuffed Cookies - Delicious cookies filled with Nutella.
No-Churn Nutella Ice cream. - An easy recipe for Nutella lovers.
Nutella Mug Cake
Chocolate Nutella Mug Cake
- ¼ cup flour
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons Nutella spread
- 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 egg
- ¼ 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 for this sweet treat 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.
- You can sub egg yolk for the egg.
I hope you loved this easy Nutella mug cake recipe.
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