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Nutella Bueno Loaf Cake

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


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


  • 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



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.


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