Nutella Mug Cake Recipe - A Perfect Treat for the Dorms!

I'm one of those people who need something sweet after every meal.  Now that I have a kitchen, it's easy.  Just buy break and bake cookies, or when I'm feeling more ambitious, make a dozen or so cupcakes.  While living in the dorms, I had very limited options.  Order cookies from Baked! (too expensive for every night) or Warm Delights (ehh...mediocre).  Then, I stumbled across this recipe.  It became an instant favorite on my dorm floor.   I still use this recipe because it is SO fast and SO easy...and it tastes much better than those Betty Crocker Warm Delights (which you can also get at the C -Stores). You can find all these ingredients in either the C-Stores or Union Street Market, which again adds to the convenience factor. 

NUTELLA MUG CAKE (yields:1 HUGE serving)

4 tablespoons of self rising flour
4 tablespoons of granulated sugar
3 tablespoons of cocoa powder
1 medium egg 
3 tablespoons of milk
3 tablespoons of nutella
3 tablespoons of vegetable or olive oil
OPTIONAL: a handful of chocolate chips, walnuts, or anything else you can think of! 

Whisk all ingredients together with a fork and microwave for about 2 minutes.  Be sure to whisk VERY WELL, getting to the very bottom of the mug, or else you'll have a weird mixture of dry ingredients on the bottom of your cake.   Let cool for  5 minutes.  Top with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or powdered sugar and enjoy! 


WARNING: These MAY contribute to the notorious "freshman fifteen".  Trust me.  I don't even want to think about how bad this is for you, because it just tastes soooo goood. 


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