Nutella Mug Cake Recipe

Nutella mug cake

Do you know the feeling of craving for chocolate ? I do! But as a student in Griffith College, my kitchen supplies are quite poor so I can’t bake an entire pan of brownies to satisfy my desire. If you’re having the same problem follow this recipe : a very easy and cheap Nutella mug cake which can be made out of most of the stuff you have in your cupboard!


Nutella mug cake
Nutella mug cake – image credit: Emeline Paillasseur

This is pretty easy, you only need : a mug, a fork, a tablespoon, a microwave and five minutes of your time!

Ingredients : (for 1 mug cake)

  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp of milk
  • 1 tbsp of melted butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 and a half tbsp of Nutella
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image credit: Emeline Paillasseur


  1. In a medium bowl whisk together flour and suggar.
  2. Add the egg and mix with the fork.
  3. Add milk and butter (or oil) and Nutella.
  4. Mix with the fork until the dough became a nice smooth mixture.
  5. Pour it into a microwave-safe mug.
  6. Cook into the microwave for 80 seconds.

You can add a tbsp of peanutbutter, (or chocolate chips, or fresh hazelnuts) in the middle of your mugcake, just before putting it into the microwave.
Wait just a minute and enjoy!

Yesterday, February 5th 2015, was the World Nutella Day! If you have  forgotten  to celebrate it, it’s time to do it, better late than never!

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