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4 from 2 votes

Nutella Cupcakes

Servings: 12 Cupcakes
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 19 mins
Total Time: 34 mins
Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream: Rich chocolate cupcakes topped a creamy dreamy Nutella buttercream. If you like Nutella you'll love these cupcakes!


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: 18.1%, Vitamin C: 0.1%, Calcium: 7.7%, Iron: 10.9%
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked, Easy, Ultimate
Author: Krystle
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