September 5, 2012

Easy 3 minute Chocolate Nutella Mug cake (Egg free)



Curb that sudden chocolate craving in less than 3 minutes, with this quick, warm, moist and delicious goodness-in-a-mug!! If you are like me and get hit with this sudden yearning for some chocolate cake at night or at an odd time of the day, but just get overwhelmed at the thought of extensive baking, waiting and cleaning, then this is just the perfect panacea for you. 
  
WHISK -> MICROWAVE -> EAT within 3 minutes!!!... Now doesn’t that sound awesome? I know!!  And that is exactly why I am so excited to share this recipe with you. 

I have been trying to perfect this recipe for quite some time and now i think it’s time to share it with all you fellow choco-holics. Do keep in mind though, that this could be really addictive as I have been relying on this quick-fix more and more, simply because it is SO EASY !!!


Serve 1, Yields 1 Mug

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp - All-purpose flour (Maida)
2 Tbsp - Unsweetened cocoa powder
2 Tbsp - Oil
1 Tbsp – Nutella (Chocolate Hazelnut spread)
3 Tbsp - Yogurt
2 Tbsp - Sugar
1/8 Tsp - Baking soda
1/8 Tsp - Salt

Optional Toppings
Powdered sugar
Fresh seasonal fruits like strawberry
Whipped cream
Ice cream

Directions

  • Add all the ingredients into the cup, and mix with a fork until everything is incorporated well. Do not over-mix
  • Microwave (at highest power) for 1 to 2 minutes. (Keep an eye on the cake while it is cooking. If the cake tends to overflow, just take the cup out of the microwave for a few seconds and return it back  to continue cooking. 

Notes and Tips

  • If the mug is small, the ingredients might overflow. I used a 300ml microwave-safe mug.
  • Cooking time differs with the microwave and the power setting you have. So keep an eye on the cake while it’s cooking. I just had to cook mine for a little over a minute. If you overcook, you will end up with a dry, rubbery cake
  • Do not over-mix the ingredients.
  • Keep an eye on the cake while it is cooking. If the cake tends to overflow, just take the cup out of the cup for a few seconds before returning it back to continue cooking
  • You can also make this cake in Ramekins but make sure you use less cake batter. 
  • You can substitute Nutella for Peanut Butter



17 comments :

  1. I would love to have one mug

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  2. My favourite comfort dessert, with a scoop of ice-cream or whipped cream.. yummmm

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  3. Slurp , Food(Junk) for the soul..I so want one right now!! :)

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  4. Easy breezy addictive - right?!!? I was at Ghirardhelli chocolate festival last weekend and was in full blown chocolate indulgence. I feel as if I ate chocolate for the next few months. It was too much chocolate overload but after seeing your post, I am getting really tempted to make this at home. Choco goodness!!!

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  6. Love this! Thanks for stopping by K.O Rasoi. Your photos are beautiful!

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  7. Finally made it yesterday and kids certified it as awesome!!!

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  8. Looking forward to making this. Thanks

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  9. I don't own a microwave. Any suggestions on how to adapt it to oven baking?

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  10. Dusanka, I haven't tried this recipe in a oven but I think you should be fine if you bake it at 350F - Make sure you use oven safe bakeware. Baking time would be around 5-10 minutes (I guess) - Let me know how it turns out :)

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  11. i tried this! tis is gonna be the dessert for my guests this weekend :)

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  13. I have terribly failed several times with mug cakes but now you have tempted me again!!

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  14. Ann Davis PaulosekuttyMarch 1, 2014 at 7:41 AM

    Shema, this is one of my daughters favourite recipes, and I usually make this for her at least once or twice a week as a teatime snack. I sometimes add crunchy peanut butter to the mix along with some chocolate chips...You should try it sometime...Absolutely yummm! :)

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  15. mm this sounds so yummy. Thanks for posting this recipe..


    Simon

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First of all thanks a lot for stopping by my space. I would be very happy to hear from you and would love to see your comments and feedback :)
Thanks a bunch,
Shema

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