Make the Softest, Fluffiest Quick Mug Cakes

There has been a new baking trend floating around the internet.

They call it…

 

MUG CAKES!

Below, you will learn how to make KidMag’s favourite mug cake recipes, which are the softest, fluffiest little cakes you have ever seen.
They are delicious, and only take twenty minutes.

The first recipe is for chocolate hazelnut. It’s got hazelnut spread on top and mixed in, and it’s super soft and fluffy. (Apparently we can’t mention that enough in this article). It looks and tastes good, and it’s super easy to make, but also looks very impressive.

The first step is to gather all of these items:
1. A microwavable twelve ounce mug (most mugs are microwavable because they are designed to have coffee or tea in them, but it is always good to check).
2. 4 tablespoons of flour
3. 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
4. 3 tablespoons milk
5. ½ teaspoon baking powder
6. 3 tablespoons sugar
7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8. 2 tablespoon chocolate hazelnut spread (Nutella works great!)
9. 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
After you have found everything, start by putting in four tablespoons of flour:
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Then, add three tablespoons of sugar:IMG_1159.JPG
You can stir them a little bit now, but you don’t have to. It just makes it easier later on. After you have done that, add the cocoa powder (2 tbs.).
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Now, you should add half a teaspoon of baking powder (NOT baking soda.)IMG_1161.JPGAfter that, you can go ahead and add three tablespoons of milk. (Almond milk works really well, but normal milk is still good).
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Now add one teaspoon of vanilla, be careful not to spill!
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And add the last ingredient: oil. (Vegetable or canola).
IMG_1164.JPGAfter this, you should mix well, making sure that you get all of the flour off the bottom. When you are done mixing, add ONE tablespoon of hazelnut spread (you will need the rest of it for a the next few steps) on top, and mix in slightly on the top of the batter, but not too much.
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Pop it in the microwave for one minute and thirty seconds, and when you are done, test your cake with a toothpick. Stick it into the cake, then pull it out. If it comes out clean, your cake is ready. If the toothpick is dirty, stick it in the microwave for a few more seconds. Don’t overdo the bake time, or the cake will be dry and crumbly (and gross.)
When the cake is ready, let it cool for two minutes, then spread the remaining hazelnut spread on top, and add sprinkles. Your cake is ready! Enjoy!
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The next cake is called confetti cake. It is vanilla flavoured and its festive appearance is perfect for birthday parties. It is very soft and fluffy, just like the chocolate recipe.  For this recipe, you will need:

1. Microwavable 12 ounce mug
2. 4 tablespoons of flour
3. ½  a teaspoon of baking powder
4. 1 tablespoon of vegetable or canola oil
5. 3 tablespoons milk (almond milk works very well!)
6. 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
7. 4 tablespoons of sprinkles
8. 3 tablespoons of sugar

Start by adding the flour.
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Then, put in the three tablespoons of sugar.
IMG_1170.JPGAfter that, you can mix the ingredients together, but you don’t have to. Then, add in your half teaspoon of baking powder (NOT baking soda). IMG_1171.JPG
After that, you are good to add THREE tablespoons of sprinkles. You will need the rest of the sprinkles later. (We chose star sprinkles because they are KidMag’s logo! They also look cool).
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Then, put in the oil.
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Now you can put in the vanilla.
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And the last ingredient is milk.
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Stir well, making sure that all of the sprinkles and all of the flour are mixed in. Then, put it in the microwave for about one minute and thirty seconds, and when you are done, test your cake with a toothpick. Stick it into the cake, then pull it out. If it comes out clean, your cake is ready. If the toothpick is dirty, stick it in the microwave for a few more seconds. Don’t overdo the bake time, or the cake will be dry and crumbly. Wait a few minutes, then you can add some sprinkles on top. After that, your cake is ready to enjoy!

Have fun baking these twenty minute cakes!

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