Nutella Cupcakes topped with Hazelnuts

Nutella Cupcakes topped with Hazelnuts

Nutella is awesome and I love it soo soo much and I always have to control my urge to eat the entire jar of it. So, when I had to prepare some sweets for my fiance office farewell party (this is his new hobby, changing jobs ๐Ÿ™‚ ….this is the 3rd in 1 year…hope this will last ); ย I thought what better cupcake recipe should I prepare than a Nutella Cupcakes topped with Hazelnutsย one :).

So here it is!

Nutella Cupcakes topped with Hazelnuts

Ingredients for the cupcakes:

  • 50 gr roasted, skinned and pulverized hazelnuts
  • 100 gr flour
  • 25 gr cocoa powder
  • 125 gr sugar
  • 1/4 tsp soda bicarbonate
  • pinch of salt
  • 140 gr butter – room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/5 tbs milk
  • 1/4 vanilla essence

Ingredients for the buttercream:

  • 100 gr butter – room temperature
  • 150 gr Nutella
  • 225 gr icing sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk

More Nutella and hazelnuts for decoration! ๐Ÿ™‚

Nutella Cupcakes topped with Hazelnuts

Directions :

  1. Grind the hazelnuts in a robot until they are very fine.
  2. Put them in the mixer ball together with the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, bicarbonate soda, salt, software butter and the 2 eggs.
  3. Beat this together for about 30 seconds on a medium speed.
  4. After this, add the milk and the vanilla extract and beat this for about 1 minute.
  5. Then scoop equal amounts in a 12 hall cupcake tin.
  6. Bake them at about 170 C for about 20-22 minutes, until they pass the toothpick test.
  7. Now letโ€™s go to the Nutella buttercream. Put in a mixer ball the butter together with the Nutella and beat them for about 4-5 min on a high speed.
  8. Then add the icing sugar, that we will split into 2 parts and we will beat them very well between each stage.
  9. When the consistency is very thick we need to loosen up with a little bit of milk. ย You don’t have to use all of the milk that I’ve put in the ingredients – just enough make it a nice and silky consistency.
  10. Now it’s time to decorate the cupcakes but not before we make the buttercream, even more, Cutlery by painting the sides of my piping bag with Nutella.
  11. We can now start to decorate them and to finish them up we top them with some lovely roasted hazelnuts.

Enjoy!

22 Comments Add yours

  1. Love the roasted hazelnut!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you ! I love them also ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Trupti says:

    Long time Anita.. ๐Ÿ™‚ these look great… Love the nuts on the topping..

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you so much, I’m glad you like them ๐Ÿ™‚ !

  3. These sound really awesome. I have not made cupcakes in awhile, and I feel these need to be made….and soon . Have a lovely day ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. anitacuisine says:

      thank you for the nice words Lynne ! they are so easy to make..hope you will try….you will love them ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Antonia says:

    Yummy, these look awesome!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you Antonia !

  5. OMG these are brilliant, and delicious looking! Nutella has to be one of the best things on earth!!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you Sue ! I totally agree with you …Nutella is the best ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Jill says:

    Looks like a great recipe I will have to try it!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you Jill ! Let me know how they turned out ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. These look delish! I love baking with Nutella. It adds such a decadent, chocolatey twist to everything. I’m sure everyone at the party just went crazy over these!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you Trish….I guess Nutella is on the top list for everybody ๐Ÿ™‚ . They really loved them at the party !

  8. YUM! Nutella is the BEST! I bet these are totally delicious.

    1. anitacuisine says:

      thank you Trish ! I totally agree with you ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. safira says:

    Huge Nutella fan here and these look delicious!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you Safira ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. safira says:

    These look yummy. Love Nutella!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you so much Safira ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Wow! These sound amazing! We have a hard time keeping Nutella in the house it goes so fast! Love the addition of roasted hazelnuts for the top!

    1. anitacuisine says:

      Thank you Melissa ! Same in my house ๐Ÿ™‚

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