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Nutella Cupcakes

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream: Rich chocolate cupcakes topped a creamy dreamy Nutella buttercream. If you like Nutella you'll love these cupcakes!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked, Easy, Ultimate
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes
Servings 12 Cupcakes
Calories 690kcal
Author Krystle
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For the Easy Nutella Cupcakes

  • 1 2/3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 3/4 Cup Butter Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Nutella
  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk
  • Pinch of Salt To Taste

For the Nutella Buttercream

  • 1 Cup Butter Softened
  • 4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Nutella
  • 2 Tablespoons Whole Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • Salt To Taste
  • Additional Nutella and Strawberries If Desired To Garnish


For the Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake tin with paper liners.
  • In a large bowl whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Stir in butter, Nutella, egg whites, milk, sour cream, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Fill cupcake liners around 3/4 of the way full. Bake for 19-21 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 3-4 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

For the Nutella Buttercream

  • Cream butter until light and fluffy. Stir in Nutella, vanilla, and salt.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar a little a time until just combined. Add milk as needed to reach your desired consistency.
  • Pipe or spread Nutella buttercream onto cupcakes.
  • If desired: heat Nutella in the microwave for 30-60 seconds. Drizzle over cupcakes. Top with strawberry slices.


Calories: 690kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2mg
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