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Nutella Bueno Cupcakes

Nutella Bueno Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes topped with Nutella buttercream and a Kinder Bueno piece
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword Cupcake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 504kcal
Author thebakingexplorer


For the sponge

  • 175 g Butter
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 150 g Self raising flour
  • 25 g Cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking powder

For the buttercream

  • 150 g Butter
  • 300 g Icing sugar
  • 200 g Nutella
  • 1 tbsp Milk

For the decoration

  • 12 Kinder Bueno Mini Pieces
  • Chocolate sprinkles


  • Pre-heat your oven to 180C/160C Fan/350F/Gas Mark 4 and line a muffin tray with cupcake cases
  • To make the cupcake sponges, start by creaming together the butter and caster sugar
  • Add the eggs and whisk them in one at a time, then whisk in the cocoa powder, baking powder and self raising flour
  • Divide the mixture between the 12 cupcake cases
  • Bake the cupcakes for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean
  • To make the Nutella buttercream mix together the butter and icing sugar until smooth, then mix in the Nutella and the milk. Put it into a piping bag with a star nozzle and pipe it onto the cupcakes, or spread on with a spoon
  • Top them with mini Bueno pieces and chocolate strand sprinkles
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place, eat leftovers within 3 days



Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 228mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 736IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg