Nutella Cupcakes Recipe

Nutella Cupcakes
Nutella Cupcakes
Cupcakes full of sweet, nutty nutella.

Cupcake recipe

serves (12) cook time ( ) preperation ( )

Cake ingredients

  • 1 ¼ c all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ c sugar
  • ¾ c cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ c whole milk
  • ½ c vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
  • ¾ c boiling water

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 oz Nutella
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tbs vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 c powdered sugar
  • 3 to 4 tbs milk


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl and mix together slowly.
  3. While still mixing on low, add one egg at a time, incorporating well after each addition.
  4. Add the milk, oil and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  5. Slowly add the boiling water to the mixture and mix until just combined.
  6. Spoon the mixture into prepared muffin tin.
  7. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  8. To make the frosting, cream the butter and nutella together for about 5 minutes or until thick and fluffy.
  9. Slowly add 2 cups of the powdered sugar and blend well.
  10. Add the salt, vanilla and 2 tablespoons of milk. Blend together well.
  11. To reach your desired taste and texture you can chose to add more powdered sugar or milk.
  12. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.