Recipe: Nutella Buttercream

Do you love Nutella? (Or really any other chocolate hazelnut spreads) Do you love buttercream? Then you'll love this recipe! Use it for cupcakes or cakes.

Remember you can make most of my recipes lactose free, which I always do, you'll just have to get the right ingredients.


What you'll need

  • 100 grams of Butter*
  • 100 grams of Powdered Sugar
  • 200 grams of Nutella (or other chocolate hazelnut spread)
  • 10 grams of Cocoa Powder

*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.

This recipe makes enough buttercream to cover 12 cupcakes or one small cake.


What you'll need

  • Whisk Attachment(s)
  • Electric Mixer
  • Big Mixing Bowl
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Piping Bag or Palette Knife*

*To spread or pipe the buttercream onto a cake or cupcake.



  1. Whip up the butter with your electric mixer, until it is lighter in colour and has increased in volume.
  2. Add the powdered sugar and cocoa powder in a little at a time, mixing well in between. NOTE: Scrape the bowl with a silicone spatula well in between.
  3. Add in the nutella and mix again until well incorporated.

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