2-ingredient nutella cake slice in the focus with fork next to it, cake in the background on a turquoise plate.

2-Ingredient Nutella Cake

Course: Desert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chocolate hazelnut spread, gluten-free, italian cake, italian dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: The Petite Cook
Soft and rich, this magic 2-Ingredient Nutella cake is the easiest and most delicious chocolate cake you can possibly make, and it also happens to be gluten-free! 
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  • 5 free-range medium-large eggs
  • 250 gr homemade Nutella
  • 2 tbsp dutch cocoa powder optional
  • spray oil for greasing


  • Preheat oven to 175C/350F/160 gas.
  • Add eggs into a stand mixer and whisk on medium-high speed for about 5-6 mins, until eggs are pale and airy and have tripled in volume.
  • In the meantime, pour the chocolate hazelnut spread in a large heatproof bowl and microwave for 30 sec.
  • Incorporate 1/3 whisked eggs into the bowl with the chocolate hazelnut spread, and gently mix until well combined.
  • Fold in another 1/3 of eggs, then repeat with remaining 1/3 eggs.
  • Grease a 6-inch cake pan and fold it with baking paper. Pour the cake mixture in and bake in the oven for 20-25 mins.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before serving.


Recipe published in February 2016 and updated with more detailed info.