Vanilla Nutella Cupcakes

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


These cupcakes are light and airy. A perfect combo of vanilla and chocolate!


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

1 dozen
5 Min
20 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • ·
    for vanilla cupcakes:
  • ·
    1¾ cup cake flour
  • ·
    ¾ cup of sugar
  • ·
    1½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ·
    ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ·
    ½ teaspoon salt
  • ·
    ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ·
    2 tablespoons margarine
  • ·
    ½ cup sour cream
  • ·
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ·
    2/3 cup whole milk
  • ·
    1 large egg
  • ·
    for nutella frosting:
  • ·
    ¼ cup nutella or nocciolata
  • ·
    4 tablespoons butter
  • ·
    ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar
  • ·
    ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make Vanilla Nutella Cupcakes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    In a large bowl whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

    In another bowl, whisk oil, margarine, sour cream, vanilla extract, milk and egg. Slowly add in flour mixture in spate adjustments until a nice smooth batter forms.

    Pour cupcake batter into a lined cupcake pan. Bake for about 20 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Let cool in pan.

    In the bowl of your mix master, beat butter until smooth and whipped. Add confectioner’s sugar until a thick smooth frosting forms. Add Nutella and vanilla extract.

    Once the cupcakes have cooled completely, spread frosting liberally on each cupcake and if desired grate a chocolate hazelnut candy over each cupcake.

Printable Recipe Card

About Vanilla Nutella Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

Leave a Comment

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Kitchen Crew

Spring has sprung! OK... maybe that's wishful thinking in some parts of the country. But we are so close to warmer weather and farmers' markets bursting with spring produce. I'm...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

12 Twists On Traditional Pb&j Recipe

12 Twists on Traditional PB&J

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Try these fun peanut butter and jelly recipes that reinvent a kid's classic. There's nothing basic about PB&J!