Nutella Cupcakes

  • Total Time

    35m
    • Prep Time

      20m
    • Bake Time

      15m
  • Makes

    14


These Nutella Cupcakes are sure to be a hit - the hazelnut flavour from the Nutella adds a new dimension. Not only are these delicious cupcakes filled with Nutella but the buttercream is subtly flavoured too. For those Nutella fans out there this is the cupcake recipe for you. 

Method

  1. Begin by preparing a 12 hole cupcake tin with cupcake cases and preheating your oven to 200°C (400°F, Gas Mark 6)

  2. In a large bowl beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

    • 175g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
    • 165g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
  3. Add the eggs one by one, mixing in a tablespoon of the flour with each egg to avoid the mixture from curdling.

    • 3 Large Free Range Eggs
    • 115g Allinson Self-Raising White Flour
  4. In a separate bowl mix together the cocoa powder and boiling water to make a smooth paste.

    • 40g Cocoa Powder
    • 4 tbsp Boiling Water
  5. Add the flour and baking powder to the egg mixture followed by the cocoa paste and blend all the ingredients together until you reach a smooth batter.

  6. Spoon the mixture into each of the cupcake cases, filling each 2/3 full and bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until springy to touch.

  7. Remove the cupcakes from the oven and allow to cool on a wire cooling rack. Whilst the cupcakes are cooling make your buttercream by beating together the butter, milk and half of the icing sugar.

    • 175g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
    • 2 tbsp Milk
    • 175g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
  8. Once combined add the remaining icing sugar and Nutella and beat until light and fluffy. The longer that you beat the icing for the lighter it will be.

    • 175g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 200g Nutella
  9. When the cupcakes have cooled fully use a small sharp knife or an apple corer to carve out the centre of the sponge of each cupcake. Fill a piping bag with Nutella and pipe a small amount into the centre of each cake then top with the remaining sponge that you had removed.  

    • 200g Nutella
  10. To finish your cupcakes, fill another piping bag with a star nozzle and your Nutella buttercream and pipe swirls on to the top of each cupcake. For an extra touch add a sprinkle of chopped hazelnuts to the top of the buttercream.

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Reviews

  1. 5 star rating

    These Cupcakes are FANTASTIC they are so yummy and i love love nutella

  2. 5 star rating

    Made it for a birthday treat and definitely paid off! Beautiful, and tastes like Nutella the 'hole' 😉 way through! Definitely recommend and making them again today!

  3. 5 star rating

    amazing

  4. 5 star rating

    Amazing it tastes like the won you get from professional restaurants I definitely recommend this recipe to all of you guys

  5. 5 star rating

    Hi 👋 me and my dad made these and my mom loved them so much thanks for the recipe 👍🍩🍬

  6. 5 star rating

    Hi I just can’t wait to see make and bake it 🍩🍪😋 !!!
    Juliet age 7

  7. 4 star rating

    I liked the cupcake but It is a 4 star for me because 1. it was hard to make and 2. is because i like nutella but not that much.

  8. 5 star rating

    I loved it and instead of making it a cupcake i made it a full cake. YUM!😂

  9. 5 star rating

    Quick and easy

  10. 5 star rating

    Excellent cupcakes. Love the Nutella touch to the recipe. I use this Mary Berry recipe for all my choc cupcakes as it makes a beautiful cake. The Nutella centre is a lovely touch to an already lovely recipe. Well worth trying

  11. 5 star rating

    Nice! I learned these and made them, so good! I also substituted the cocoa powder with melted Nutella because the cocoa powder was all out, one word,
    Yum!

  12. 5 star rating

    Nice! I learned these and made them, so good! I also substituted the cocoa powder with melted Nutella because the cocoa powder was all out, one word,
    Yum!

  13. 5 star rating

    Loved baking these, they are really tasty and easy to make. The only few changes to the ingredients I made was I used 100g of Nutella for the filling (200g was far too much) and I found it took 7tbsp of boiling water to make the cocoa powder into a smooth paste. I would definitely recommend these....they are delicious 😋

  14. 5 star rating

    This is my first review of a recipe from this site and oh my goodness if this is a taste of the many recipes to try then I'll be blown away.....well perhaps not blown away so easy if I eat too many of these lol.😉

    My family are big fans of nutella so it's no surprise that these cupcakes are a hit with us. They are rich, moist, very easy to make and super yummy. I had loads of butter cream left so I made the recipe again (minus the buttercream) and made it into a chocolate sandwich cake! Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe hun.x

  15. 5 star rating

    Love these, they disappeared in minutes

  16. 5 star rating

    Lovely especially for the 'hole' school

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