2 min hazlenut-choc mug cake

Makes one mug cake


Wholemeal flour - ¼ cup

Milk - ¼ cup

Cocoa powder - 2 tablespoons

Sugar - 2 tablespoons

Vegetable oil - 2 tablespoon

Hazelnut chocolate spread - 1 tablespoon

Baking powder - ¼ teaspoon

Vanilla essence – ¼ teaspoon


  1. Take a microwave safe mug and add all the ingredients to it one by one except the hazelnut chocolate spread.
  2. Mix together with a spoon or a whisk, ensure a smooth mixture without lumps.
  3. Drop the hazelnut chocolate spread into the center and push it a little inside the mixture.
  4. Cook in microwave for approx 2 minutes at 100% power.
  5. Allow one minute standing time.
  6. Yummy instant choc cake is ready….


  • My microwave is 1100 watts, adjust time according to the power wattage of your microwave.
  • 100% power is default power setting in most microwaves.
  • I used vegetable oil but essentially any flavorless oil (say rice bran oil) could be used.