25 April 2013

5 Minute Nutella Mug Cake - Holiday Special Recipe for Kids




I am sure most of the kids in India are enjoying their vacation to the maximum. Today I will share a recipe that even kids (8 and above) can make on their own in a microwave. But make sure you have someone elder around to watch you if you are aged between 8 -10. So go ahead, enjoy the cake in just 5 minutes. So why not surprise your parents and friends with this easy cake.

I was so glad to see my 9 year old son make this with ease. I often make this on sunday evenings when I crave for something chocolatey.  ☺


5 Minute Nutella Mug Cake
(Printable Recipe)

INGREDIENTS

Self- raising flour - 4 tbsp
Sugar - 4 tbsp
Cocoa Powder - 3 tbsp
Nutella - 3 tbsp
Milk - 3 tbsp
Oil (Sunflower / Canola) - 3 tbsp
Egg - 1 small
Butter - to coat the mug

Other things you will need:
A 200 ml coffee mug
A tablespoon
A fork
A medium size bowl



METHOD
Rub butter on the inside of the cup.
Mix the dry ingredients either in a bowl or in the cup itself.
Add in the milk, oil and nutella one by one.
Beat the egg and add to the cup/ bowl.
Whisk the ingredients well with a fork.
Pour it into the mug if you have mixed in the bowl.
Microwave on high for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.



Tips
1. Mix the ingredients till just combined.
2. Time to cook depends on the microwave. It took 2 minutes for me.

22 comments:

  1. I am a big fan of microwave mug cakes.. Yummy cake to satisfy cravings instantly. Looks delicious..

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  2. luks gorgeous and liked the presentation, Rinku!

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  3. nothing beats the quickie cake on a leisure day.

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  4. Perfect snack when we crave for sweets . nicely done

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  5. this looks delicious... i love mug cakes... :)

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  6. Love to finish that cake, prefect snack for kids.

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  7. cake looks yummy. Loved the mug too :_

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  8. Wow! I love a cake that is made in no time.. Especially when Nutella is among the ingredients used.. I'm a new blogger... Do visit my blog.. http://kitchenserenity.blogspot.in/

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  9. Never tried this one out. Looks super tempting.
    Deepa

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  10. luks gorgeous and liked the presentation n nice clicks

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  11. love mug cakes, so easy and quick

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  12. I never tried mug cakes..so next time when my son ask me to make a cake I can try mug cakes.

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  13. love these mug cakes...esp. when u need a sugar kick but lazy to get up and bake a cake from scratch :)

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  14. If im making this in an ordinary microwave(without grill) what time should i wait or if its n an OTG what temperature and for how many minutes?

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    1. Hi Nazreen

      The time taken to cook will differ depending on the wattage of the microwave. Mine is an ordinary one with no grill. It will take max 1 1/2 to 3 minutes. Mug cakes are supposed to be the ones made in a jiffy. In case you are using an OTG it may take up to 12 - 15 minutes. I have never tried it in an OTG. :)

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  15. awesome recipe ....
    i tried this same recpe for cupcakes and it worked perfectly
    just make the recipe in a bowl
    then take a cupcake holder or smoething like that (i dont what its called)
    then pour the batter in it
    microwave as said on high for 1 to 3 minutes
    ENJOY :)

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  16. great recipe .... :)
    you can make this is as a cupcake too
    just make the batter in a bowl
    take a cupcake paper or something (i dont know what its called)
    pour the batter in it
    microwave as said
    only differrence is : if u follow this recipe with exact proportions then you are making for around 6 people ....
    ENJOY :)

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  17. Made them for me, my mother and father and they are amazing!

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