Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A Yummy Treat ~ Nutella Muffins Recipe

G'Day dear friends! Welcome to Natasha in Oz. I'm so glad you have stopped by to visit me in my little corner of the world Down Under! I am so excited to be sharing a delicious recipe with you today.

If you want a quick, delicious, rich, chocolately and easily portable treat then have I got the recipe for you!

Nutella Muffins!

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz

These muffins/cupcakes are all over Pinterest so I thought I would give the recipe a try because I am slightly addicted to Nutella....

Well actually, our whole family is VERY addicted to Nutella!

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz, Nutella Image

I found several recipes for these muffins but the recipe I used was an adaptation of three recipes from casaveneracion.com,  babble.com and bakingbites.com

Self-frosting Nutella Muffins Recipe

140 g./2/3 cup butter, softened to room temperature
3/4 c. white sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. of vanilla
1-3/4 c. of all purpose flour
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
9-12 tsps. of Nutella...or more!


Preheat the oven to 325F/165C.

First, you need to have all your ingredients at room temperature, including the eggs and the Nutella.

After sifting the flour and rising agents, beat the butter and sugar together in another bowl until the mixture is light and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in the vanilla and then add the flour mixture and mix again. The mixture will appear quite lumpy at first but keep mixing until you have a smooth batter. 

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz

The batter will be heavy because the batter is very short (it has a high proportion of fat to flour)-just keep persevering because the batter needs to be thick (the same consistency as Nutella) so that you can swirl the two together easily. 

Fill the pans until about 3/4 full. 

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz

Top with a generous teaspoonful of Nutella. Take a toothpick, dip into the batter until the tip hits the bottom of the pan. Using a scooping motion, swirl the Nutella with the batter so that some of the batter comes up on top of the Nutella.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz

These are best eaten nice and warm!

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz

I froze these Nutella Muffins individually in ziplock bags and gave them to the kids for their school morning tea treat.

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz

These muffins are delicious! If you love Nutella you will love these Nutella Muffins!

Nutella Muffins Recipe, Natasha in Oz, Nutella muffin image

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Natasha In Oz 



  1. Oh Yummy! I love Nutella! This is a great way to use it. Those look absolutely scrumptious! Can't wait to try these!

  2. oh dear, those look fatally good. I'm not sure if I dare try the recipe!!

  3. You had me at "Nutella" and then I see "muffins" to follow - what a winning combination! Thanks for sharing the recipe - will definetly be trying this one.

  4. These sound soooo good! I LUV Nutella!

  5. Oh WOW Natasha! These look amazing, yummo! And it's a bit dangerous for me as I think I have every ingredient in the cupboard... just waiting to be baked up into these xo

  6. Hi Natasha,
    I am not so fond to chocolate cake but Nutella is really different. That sounds superyummy. Thank you for the recipe and for the good wishes of my new business.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  7. Hello Natasha
    The muffin's looks delicious ! I think your children will be eating quickly !
    Have a nice day

  8. A favorite with kids anywhere, I'm sure!

    Have a wonderful evening!

  9. I think Nutella is have a resurgence thanks to blogland and Pinterest. I recently made some Nutella hazelnut twists (on my food board on Pinterest) that used Pillsbury rolls - delicious. These look like a better option for lunches though.

  10. So simple, so good I will have to try them. I've made nutella blondies and loved them- so I bet these will be good too. pretty much anything with nutella is delish.

  11. Easy and delicious! !! I will have to make these soon.

  12. Oh I love Nutella so I've got to try these out soon. Thanks for sharing!

  13. My SIL had an exchange student from Germany {we are in Minnesota} and she loved Nutella, so then we all tried it and now love it too. I can't wait to try these! They look so delish!

  14. What an interesting muffin! It looks fabulous. My son-in-law will be thrilled. Your images are delicious!

  15. This looks delicious. I am looking forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas. Visiting you from Wow Us Wednesday

  16. my Nutella-obsessed 13 year old would have a fit over these! Thanks for sharing.

  17. Hi Natasha,
    Your Muffins look awesome, we would just love this recipe! Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen
    A New Follower

  18. Hi Natasha! Thanks for popping by Tassels. Phew you brought me here to a wicked indulgent drooling session. I am a huge Nutella fan like zillions others!


  19. They look so delish...I will be trying for sure...

  20. these look delicious!! Definitely pinning these!!

    Love nutella!!!

    Natasha xxx

  21. I love Nutella, too. May have to try these.

  22. Anyone who makes anything with Nutella is my best friend. These look super yummy. Thanks for sharing these. Now following. Love from Whimsically Homemade!

  23. Your muffins look so delicious and moist. My family loves Nutella too.

  24. thank you Natasha for this recipe, I'm sooo making these muffins..good day!

  25. My son has a nutella addiction .. I'm not sure I should show him this recipe... but I love it too. Please share this on my foodie friday linky today.

  26. Hi Natasha,
    These muffins look fabulous. As a fellow Nutella fan, I must attempt to make these. Great photos too.

  27. I made these muffins based on your recipe, and they were AMAZING! Mine were a bit puffier, not sure how that happened because I followed your recipe...I also posted them and linked your blog. Thanks again for the awesome recipe. Check mine too :D http://trustvoicewithin.tumblr.com/

  28. I’m only learning how to bake (I purchased my first oven yesterday!) and I love how this recipe is so simple, I actually have everything required! Well, except for the muffin pan haha. I’ve been dreaming of homemade Nutella muffins for a really long time so thank you so much for posting this :)

  29. These look great! I just pinned and I think I am going to me in the "or more" category! I love Nutella :) Thanks for sharing this fabulous recipe darlin'! Yumm. Krista @ A Handful of Everything

  30. I'm pinning this. They LOOK fantastic. I love muffins. And I love Nutella. So I'm sure they are diviiine. If I make them soon, and I remember, I'll come back and let you know how mine turned out! Thanks for the idea!

  31. I'm basically drooling just looking at these pictures! You've been featured at the Circle of Faith link party! You can grab a featured button on my link party buttons page!, Hope your having a great weekend! http://www.kaylascreationsblog.com/2013/06/circle-of-faith-link-party-9.html

    -Kayla :)

  32. Hi Natasha, these muffins look so yummy! I hope you are feeling better and have a great weekend. I saw them on the create & inspire party.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com


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