Simon Rimmer ’s microwave chocolate hazelnut peanut butter mug cake


Homemade cakes are often a bit of a rarity for most people as the impression is that baking can be a bit complex and prone to unfortunate mishaps.

Fortunately, the mug cake is as easy as it gets, whilst still delivering the indulgent pay-off to satisfy a sweet tooth.

Peanut butter and Nutella become a match made in heaven in this Simon Rimmer recipe.

Ingredients – this recipe contains nuts.

• 30g butter - melted • 25g peanut butter

• 25g Nutella

• 1 egg

• 30g sugar

• 30g flour

• 40g cocoa powder

• Pinch baking powder

• 45g choc chips


1. In a bowl mix the melted butter, peanut butter and Nutella well.

2. Incorporate all the other ingredients, then spoon the mixture into a mug.

3. Microwave for 1 minute, stir then repeat.

4. After a total of 2 minutes the cake will be cooked through and gooey at the bottom – that’s perfect and ready to devour.

Microwaves are a great addition to the kitchen for when time is short; quick cooking and heating times help to preserve the nutrients in food while providing the ultimate convenience, view our full range here.

If you’re looking for a playlist to cook along to, Simon has pulled together his favourite mood-boosting tracks, that you can listen to on Spotify.

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