Easy Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

Easy Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream: Rich chocolate cupcakes topped a creamy dreamy Nutella buttercream. If you like Nutella you’ll love these cupcakes!

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

 

 

I’m always late to jump on the bandwagon.


Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

For example Nutella was super trendy a few years back. But,I was all Hazelnuts and chocolate on toast? No thanks! Why didn’t you all tell meeee?!

 

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

Now, I am making up for lost time with these bad boys! They have nutella in both the cupcake batter and the frosting!

The result is a decadent chocolate treat!

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Easy Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 12 Cupcakes
 
Easy Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream: Rich chocolate cupcakes topped a creamy dreamy Nutella buttercream. If you like Nutella you'll love these cupcakes!
Ingredients
  • For the Easy Nutella Cupcakes
  • 1⅔ Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¾ Cup Butter, Softened
  • ½ Cup Nutella
  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Cup Sour Cream
  • ½ Cup Whole Milk
  • Pinch of Salt, To Taste
  • For the Nutella Buttercream
  • 1 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • ½ Cup Nutella
  • 2 Tablespoons Whole Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • Salt, To Taste
  • Additional Nutella and Strawberries, If Desired
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together.
  3. Stir in butter, Nutella, egg whites, milk, sour cream, and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Fill cupcake liners around ¾ of the way full. Bake for 19-21 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pan for 3-4 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  6. For the Nutella Buttercream
  7. Cream butter until light and fluffy. Stir in Nutella, vanilla, and salt.
  8. Gradually add powdered sugar a little a time until just combined. Add milk as needed to reach your desired consistency.
  9. Pipe or spread Nutella buttercream onto cupcakes.
  10. If desired: heat Nutella in the microwave for 30-60 seconds. Drizzle over cupcakes. Top with strawberry slices.

 

Easy Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream adapted from Life Love Sugar

Nutella Cupcakes Shopping Tips

  1. These cupcakes would be extra amazing with homemade nutella!

Nutella Cupcakes Trivia Tidbits

  1. Nutella was invented by the company Ferrero in Italy where they used hazelnuts to stretch chocolate during WWII.
  2. February 5th is world Nutella day!

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

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  1. wonderful cup cakes ! I love nutella :) Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Excuse me while I dive headfirst into a giant bowl of this frosting. These cupcakes are SO gorgeous and look so stinking tasty. A must-try, for sure!
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  3. These look yummy! I love nutella its one of my favourites. ????
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  4. Thank you for sharing with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party this week!