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Mini Dark Chocolate Nutella Cupcakes

by Christa on February 23, 2013

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These Mini Dark Chocolate Nutella Cupcakes are just as delicious as the title makes them sound and the photos make them look!



The Nutella butter cream frosting is so creamy in texture and appearance that it looks absolutely divine on piled on top of a mini cupcake.


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Mini Dark Chocolate Nutella Cupcakes

(Makes 2 dozen mini cupcakes)


Dark Chocolate Cupcakes:
Recipe here!

Nutella Butter Cream Frosting:
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup Nutella
pinch of fine grain sea salt
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
3-4 tablespoons heavy cream or milk


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare Dark Chocolate Mini Cupcakes according to directions. (Should make between 24-36 mini cupcakes).2. Once cupcakes have baked, removed from oven and cool completely on a wire rack. While cooling, prepare Nutella Butter Cream Frosting.3. Beat butter and Nutella on medium for 2 minutes until creamed thoroughly. Add vanilla, confectioners’ sugar, and heavy cream (one Tablespoon at a time). Beat on medium-high speed until ingredients are fully incorporated. Add more cream or sugar depending on desired consistency. 4. Frost your Mini Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Butter Cream Frosting. I used a 1M Wilton tip to add that beautiful tall swirl! Enjoy!

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Connie the Cookie Monster March 21, 2013 at 6:39 pm

wow, look at that piping job! did you use a 1M tip?


Christa March 22, 2013 at 7:45 am

I sure did 🙂


Monica h April 16, 2013 at 11:40 pm

These are so gorgeous. I want like 10 of them…with a tall glass of milk.


Christa March 28, 2013 at 8:06 pm

Thank you for including my Nutella Cupcakes in your post!


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