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Nutella Cupcakes

Nutella Cupcakes

Yield: 12 cupcakes


  • 1/8 cup black cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup dutch processed cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup hot coffee or boiling water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or whole milk (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg (room temperature)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • About 1 cup Nutella
  • Chocolate or Nutella Buttercream (recipe posted)
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with paper liners.
  2. In a small bowl, combine both cocoa powders and hot coffee. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl combine buttermilk, oil, egg and vanilla. Add in the coffee mixture.
  5. Add the wet to the dry and stir to combine.
  6. Fill each cupcake liner about 3/4 full. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until done.
  7. When cupcakes are cooled, cut out the centre with a knife or a cupcake corer to fill with Nutella.
  8. Fill centre with as much Nutella as desired. Top with chocolate or Nutella buttercream (recipes posted!).

Created by

Jeremy Tenjo

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