Jan 25, 2013

Microwave Nutella chocolate mug cake recipe in 5minutes

     I hardly find time to cook anything blog worthy nowadays. Its the routine food mostly. The baby keep me on my toes all the time. My son has been demanding chocolate cake for sometime. So I decided to satisfy his chocolate cravings with a quick microwave version for the time being. I have made microwave cakes before and so far this one has been the best. One thing is because of the nutella in it which is our favourite and also the cake turned out to be soft and delicious.
microwve nutella mug cake recipe

 Recipe courtesy- blogs.babble.com
All purpose flour/maida- 4 tbsps
Baking powder- 1/2tsp
Cocoa powder- 2tbsp
Granulated sugar-2tbsps
Egg-1(beaten slightly.)
Oil- 2tbsp
Nutella- 3tbsp
mix all the ingredients together

 Combine all the dry ingredients in a microwavable coffee mug.
Then add the egg and mix well using a whisk or a fork.
Next add the oil and mix.
Finally add nutella and mix to a uniform batter.
Place the mug in the microwave and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes. I microwaved for 1 minute 20 seconds. Even if it seems undone in the center, do not microwave for more than the stated time( although it depends on your microwave.)
Cool and serve.

Use self raising flour instead of all purpose flour(in that case, dont add the baking powder.)
I used vegetable oil, but the original recipe uses olive oil. You can even use melted butter.
Serve with whipped cream and chocolate syrup or topped with some vanilla icecream.


notyet100 said...

Ummm delicious,..will try sometime,..happy weekend

Uj said...

I have never tried the mug cakes but they look so delicious and tempting! Who does not love nutella! I have to make this soon!

LG said...

Yummy! Nuttella cakes are my fav these days :)

Priti S said...

Diff to say no to this ...looks so tempting ...I do this too for that sudden sweet craving ;)

Viyoma said...

Mouth watering to the extent that i am buying a Chocalate cake this evening.Cant wait till i experiment it myself.

Btw a small confession. I recently wrote a Blog Post called " Political Menu Card of India"

While developing it- i was looking out for words- describing Cooking Methods - your Blog came very handy. Thanks:)

Laavanya said...

I often make the MW brownie when my husband wants somethingw tih icecream but never tried with nutella - must be yummier. Looks lovely.


wow,sounds and looks really tempting :) Should try sometime, perfect when craving for something chocolaty :)

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Mug cake looks inviting dear. I did this some time back and it cameout very well.

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