Chocolate Heaven Nutella Cupcakes

If you love chocolate & you love Nutella, you will love these delicious Chocolate Heaven Nutella Cupcakes. They’re moist, rich and super tasty!

Chocolate Heaven Nutella Cupcake Recipe
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Cook Time
25 min
Cook Time
25 min
For the cakes
  1. 175g Soft Butter (Stork)
  2. 175g Caster Sugar
  3. 3x Medium Eggs
  4. 5ml / 1tsp Vanilla Extract
  5. 125g Self-Raising Flour
  6. 50g Cocoa Powder
  7. 100g Dark Chocolate Chips
  8. 1tbsp Vegetable / Sunflower Oil
  9. 2tbsp Milk
For the frosting
  1. 115g Unsalted Butter (softened)
  2. 150g Nutella
  3. 300g Fondant Icing Sugar
  4. 55g Good Quality Cocoa Powder
  5. 4tbsp Milk
To Decorate
  1. Chocolate Curl Sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F / 160° C / 140° Fan / Gas 3.
  2. Line a muffin tin with 12 large muffin sized cupcake cases.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  4. Add the beaten eggs & the vanilla & mix beat together.
  5. Add the flour & cocoa and mix thoroughly until smooth.
  6. Then add the oil & milk and mix again until combined.
  7. Finally add the chocolate chips, and stir until well mixed.
  8. Spoon the batter evenly into the cases and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  9. When baked remove from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  10. Whilst they cool cream the softened butter together with Nutella and then add the icing sugar and cocoa, mixing together until creamy and lump free. Finally add the milk and whip together until smooth.
  11. Once the cakes are cool pipe a swirl of buttercream onto each cupcake and top with a few chocolate curl sprinkles.
Sarah Sibley http://www.sarahsibley.com/

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