Nutella Self Frosting Cupcakes
These Self Frosting Nutella cupcakes are delicious and look like a dream without having to go through the whole frosting process. An instant hit with kids, these are good for weekly snack box as well.
- 10 tbsps butter (140 grams) at room temperature
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 and 3/4 cups all purpose flour (200 grams)
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tsps baking powder
- 1/3 cup nutella
Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 12 hole muffin pan with paper liners.
Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy for about 2-3 minutes. Add in eggs one at a time, until incorporated. Add vanilla. Stir in flour, salt and baking powder until batter is uniform and no flour remains.
Using a 1/4 cup measure or an ice cream scoop, fill each lined muffin liner about 3/4 full.
Top each cupcake with 1 1/2 tsp of Nutella. Swirl Nutella in with a toothpick making designs your heart desires.
Bake for 18-20 minutes till the toothpick comes out clean
Let it cool before serving. Best served the same day but stays good in an airtight container for 2-3 days.
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