Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake

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Want a delicious, fast, and easy chocolate dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth? Try this moist chocolate hazelnut mug cake. When you just want a little something, this mug cake can be fixed with simple ingredients from your pantry. Since it's made in the microwave, in 90 seconds you'll have the perfect portion-sized dessert.


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5 Min
2 Min


  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    plus 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter (slightly cooled)
  • 1 Tbsp
    hazelnut spread

  • 1 Tbsp
    hazelnut spread

How to Make Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake


  1. Mix the sugar, cocoa, and baking powder inside a 12 oz mug.
  2. Add the wet ingredients and mix with a small whisk until just combined.
  3. Add 1 Tbsp of hazelnut spread on top.
  4. Place in the microwave. Cook for about 90 seconds. Time may vary depending on the strength of your microwave. (Carefully remove the mug, it’s hot!)
  5. The cake will puff up while cooking. When removed from the microwave, it will settle down to about an inch from the rim.
  6. Add the remaining hazelnut spread.
  7. Gently spread on top.

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About Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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