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Here are the cupcake ingredients! I cut the recipe in half.  Preheat oven to 350 F

Here are the cupcake ingredients! I cut the recipe in half. Preheat oven to 350 F

Use the paddle attachment

Use the paddle attachment

Add all dry ingredients (including sugar) to the mixer and mix to combine

Add all dry ingredients (including sugar) to the mixer and mix to combine

Now turn the mixer on low and add all of the wet ingredients and then turn mixer to medium speed until well combined

Now turn the mixer on low and add all of the wet ingredients and then turn mixer to medium speed until well combined

Perfect!

Perfect!

Line cupcake tins with paper

Line cupcake tins with paper

Use an ice cream scoop to portion the batter into the cupcake tin

Use an ice cream scoop to portion the batter into the cupcake tin

The half recipe made eight cupcakes.  Now stick into the oven for 18-20 minutes.  These only took 18 minutes to bake

The half recipe made eight cupcakes. Now stick into the oven for 18-20 minutes. These only took 18 minutes to bake

Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely

Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely

Here are all of the buttercream ingredients

Here are all of the buttercream ingredients

Use the paddle/scraper attachment

Use the paddle/scraper attachment

Cream butter

Cream butter

Now add all of the powdered sugar

Now add all of the powdered sugar

Beat until pea-sized crumbs form

Beat until pea-sized crumbs form

Now add Nutella and vanilla

Now add Nutella and vanilla

Mix until well combined

Mix until well combined

Turn mixer on low and add one tablespoon of milk at a time until whipped, lighter in color, and your preference for buttercream consistency

Turn mixer on low and add one tablespoon of milk at a time until whipped, lighter in color, and your preference for buttercream consistency

Great! Now fill a piping bag with the buttercream and your choice of decorating tip

Great! Now fill a piping bag with the buttercream and your choice of decorating tip

I'm using a medium sized circular tip

I'm using a medium sized circular tip

You can stop here or add a bit of Nutella drizzled on top!

You can stop here or add a bit of Nutella drizzled on top!

Soften Nutella in the microwave for about 10 seconds and then put the Nutella into a piping bag with a number one or two decorating tip

Soften Nutella in the microwave for about 10 seconds and then put the Nutella into a piping bag with a number one or two decorating tip

Drizzle!

Drizzle!

Enjoy!

  • 1/2c Flour
  • 1/2c Sugar
  • 3/4c Cocoa powder
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 3/4tsp Salt
  • 3/4tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2tsp Baking powder
  • 3/4c Buttermilk
  • 3.0Tbsp Oil
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract
  • ***for the buttercream frosting***
  • 2.0c Powdered sugar
  • 1.0c Softened butter
  • 3/4c Nutella plus additional Nutella for decorating
  • 3.0Tbsp Milk
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla extract