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Nutella Bueno Loaf Cake
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Nutella Bueno Loaf Cake

Chocolate and hazelnut sponge, topped with Nutella buttercream and Kinder Bueno chocolates
Course Dessert
Cuisine European
Keyword Cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 536kcal
Author thebakingexplorer

Ingredients

For the sponge

  • 175 g Butter or baking spread
  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 100 g Nutella
  • 4 Eggs large
  • 185 g Self raising flour
  • 15 g Cocoa powder
  • 40 g Chopped roasted hazelnuts
  • 1 tbsp Milk

For the buttercream

  • 75 g Butter softened
  • 150 g Icing sugar
  • 100 g Nutella
  • 1 ½ tbsp Milk

For decoration

  • 3 Kinder Bueno bars
  • Chocolate strand sprinkles optional

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and grease and line a 2lb loaf tin
  • Mix together the butter and caster sugar using an electric mixer or a spoon until light and fluffy
  • Add the Nutella, eggs and milk and whisk in until smooth
  • Whisk in the flour and cocoa powder until fully combined, then stir in the hazelnuts
  • Pour the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for an hour and 5 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Leave to cool fully
  • To make the buttercream, use an electric mixer or a spoon to mix together the butter and icing sugar until they start to combine, then add the Nutella and milk and mix until smooth
  • Put it into a piping bag and pipe it onto the loaf cake, or spread on with a spoon or spatula
  • Decorate with the Kinder Bueno bars and some sprinkles too if you like!
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool place and eat within 3 days

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Notes

I've reduced the buttercream amount after feedback it was too much (what can I say... I love buttercream!). The previous quantities were 150g Butter, 300g Icing sugar and 200g Nutella.

Nutrition

Calories: 536kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 214mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 728IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg