Microwave Nutella Mug Cake

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Microwave Nutella Mug Cake
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 18, 2023

This quick and tasty Microwave Nutella Mug Cake is the perfect treat for when you're craving something sweet but don't want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. With just a few simple ingredients and a few minutes in the microwave, you can enjoy a warm and gooey chocolate cake with a rich Nutella flavor. It's the ultimate dessert for Nutella lovers!


  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a microwave-safe mug, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Add in the milk, vegetable oil, Nutella, and vanilla extract. Stir until well combined and smooth.
  3. Microwave the mug on high for 1 minute and 30 seconds, or until the cake has risen and is set in the middle.
  4. Let the mug cake cool for a minute before serving. Enjoy it warm directly from the mug!

Interesting Facts

  • Nutella was invented in the 1940s in Italy by Pietro Ferrero during World War II when chocolate was rationed.
  • The word 'Nutella' comes from the combination of 'nut' and 'ella,' which means hazelnut in Italian.
  • Nutella is one of the most popular spreads in the world and is enjoyed in over 160 countries.