Simple Nutella Swirl Cupcakes

Tonight I wanted to make my son some cupcakes with Nutella.   Since we were getting ready to watch the Olympic trials on TV, I didn’t want to make a complicated recipe.  So I made some easy Nutella Swirl Cupcakes from white cupcakes out of a box with an added a spoonful of Nutella.


Then I swirled the batter a little bit.


After baking, I made some vanilla butter cream frosting, and put some Nutella in the bag as well.


Then I frosted them.  They taste great with just plain buttercream frosting or, even unfrosted.  You will get a taste of the hazelnut spread when you bit into them.


This is how they look frosted.  Easy peasy and took only a few extra minutes to make.


These are ridiculously easy and so tasty!



These Nutella Swirl Cupcakes are so easy and incredibly irresistible! Make them once and you will make then again and again!

Nutella Swirl Cupcakes

Simple Nutella Swirl Cupcakes
  • 1 box packaged cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • oil as called for by cake mix box
  • butter cream icing
  • Nutella spread
  1. Mix cake batter as directed on box.
  2. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of Nutella in each cupcake mold
  3. Add prepared cake batter
  4. Bake as directed
  5. While cupcakes are baking, prepare frosting.
  6. In a pastry bag, spread Nutella on one side
  7. Add buttercream
  8. When cupcakes are baked and cooled, frost with frosting.

So you love Nutella too? Please not that this is not sponsored in any way by Nutella. I just love it!


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  1. Those look so good. I have never used Nutella. What does it taste like?


    • Oh Michelle! You will need some for your B & B. It is a hazelnut – chocolate spread that is somewhere between peanut butter and chocolate frosting. I had it in France in a crepe the first time. It is delicious without being overly sweet.

  2. These look so good! Thanks so much for visiting me for Sits day I appreciate you 🙂

  3. ooooh! Those look yummy!!! 🙂

  4. OMG – these look so sinful and rich = perfect for me!:):)

  5. Love how you swirled the frosting. Nutella is one of my Favorite Foods! But my favorite way to eat it is with a spoon right out of the jar.

  6. austine says:

    Wow, I love your cupcakes. They look amazing.

  7. My blog focuses on healthy choices, but I believe in indulging every once in a while. . . these look like the perfect indulgence I love hazelnut spreads! Found you on the Naptime Review! Happy new follower! Please come visit me 🙂

  8. Scattered Musings of A Creative Mind says:

    These look so delicious!!

  9. WOW. Those sound amazing!

  10. nicky992 says:

    Yum! Nutella would make a wonderful surprise center!

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  12. I am such a sucker for anything Nutella. These not only sound but look delicious. I will be giving these a try for sure!!

  13. Those look delicious! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

  14. jmarling says:

    Yum! Can’t wait to try! Newest follower from MeloMomma Hop. Love for you to stop by and return the follow when you can 😉

  15. Wow, these look amazing! I love the swirl frosting. Can’t wait to try this recipe. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday last week. I can’t wait to see what you link up next. Have a great week.


  16. Yum, those look super yummy! Thanks so much for sharing this at The Fun In Functional!

  17. OMG – these look delicious and so simple, too. Thanks for sharing 🙂 I’ll definitely have to add these to my cheat day menu 😉

  18. Wow those look yummy and sounded easy to make! Nice job!

  19. Oh Nutella… mmm that looks very delicious and tempting!

  20.  Hi, great post. I found you through the blog hop. Please stop  by and say hi when you get a chance.  .Be sure and check out my new Blog Hop that started. It’s Weekly Goals Link Up. It’s a great way to stay on track. Have a great day. 🙂 Now following you.  Here’s the link for it if you would like to check it out. Lenetta

  21. Those look amazing! I love the swirly frosting!! Thanks for sharing this at my Pin Me Linky Party.

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  23. These look great! Never used Nutella before but they look so good! Thanks for posting! Found you via link party this morning…enjoyed looking through your blog.


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