Nutella Cupcakes

Submitted by Candice Burgess

Nutella Cupcakes

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Serving: 12
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 1 2/3 cups Plain flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1 tbs of Vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • For the icing :
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tbs of Cream
  • 2 tbs water
  • 4 cups Icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup Nutella or more to taste


  • I preheated Slow Cooker for about 15 mins
  • Tea Towel under lid.
  • My slow cooker seems to cook quick, so keep an eye on them, I lifted lid to just peek and check how they were rising a few times, Careful not to let too much steam out though.
  • Whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add butter, Nutella, egg whites, vanilla, sour cream and milk and mix on medium speed until smooth.
  • Fill cupcake liners a little more than half way.
  • Bake 50 mins to an hours pending on your slow cooker with a tea towel under the lid, The cupcakes are light brown in colour.
  • While cupcakes cool, make icing.
  • Mix butter together for 1 minute on medium,
  • Add 2 cups of Icing sugar and mix until smooth.
  • Add Nutella and 1 tbsp water and 1tbs cream, mix until smooth.
  • Add icing sugar and 1 tbsp water and mix until smooth.
  • Ice cupcakes.
  • Please note, The butter may make the cupcake batter slightly lumpy, You can leave for a few mins and then mix again for another 30 seconds.

3 thoughts on “Nutella Cupcakes”

  1. If you like Nutella you’ll love these! So much Nutella ?
    Mine turned out a little dry and the mixture made 21 cupcakes ? But in saying that they are pretty good ?

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