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Three-Ingredient Mug Cake

Apr 12, 2016
Alison Lewis

Have you ever prepared or eaten a three-ingredient dessert? Now you can with this simple, decadent mug cake made with hazelnut spread, eggs and chocolate chips. Just whisk the ingredients together in a mug and microwave. It’s really that easy! When it’s finished, this sweet creation resembles a chocolate molten-lava cake. Since you won’t use the entire package of chocolate chips, store the remaining morsels in a Ziploc® Brand Bag and store in a cool, dry place in your pantry. This is a great dessert option for when you have unexpected guests. This chocolaty dessert is fun and easy to serve as individual desserts for each guest; just make sure to let them cool before taking a bite. For a great aesthetic, use different mugs for each person!

Three-ingredient mug cake in blue mug 

Three-Ingredient Mug Cake

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 minute and 30 seconds
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

1/2 cup hazelnut spread
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
Powdered sugar for decoration, optional

Directions:

Whisk together hazelnut spread, egg, egg yolk and chocolate in a microwave-safe mug until batter is smooth.

Cook in microwave on high for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Cake should rise but will look slightly wet on the top.

Let cool for 15 minutes. Top with powdered sugar, if desired and serve.

What do you plan on serving with this decadent dessert?  

Photo courtesy of Alison Lewis.

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