Ferraro Rocher Chocolate Cupcake With Nutella Frosting #Recipe

by Valerie Gray, From Val's Kitchen

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Ferraro Rocher Chocolate Cupcake With Nutella Frosting Recipe - From Val's Kitchen

This cupcake sort of reminds me of a Nutella tree with a Ferraro Rocher candy star on top. Here’s how you make it.

Ferraro Rocher Chocolate Cupcake With Nutella Frosting

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 C flour
  • 2 C sugar
  • 1 C cocoa
  • 1 1/2 TSP baking soda
  • 1 1/2 TSP baking powder
  • 1 TSP salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1/2 C oil
  • 2 TSP vanilla
  • 1 C boiling water
  • 1 container of Ferraro Rocher Hazelnut Chocolates

Nutella Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 C unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • 2/3 C Nutella
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Ferraro Rocher Hazelnut Chocolates

Cupcake Instructions

Prep the cupcake tins with paper liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.

Mix the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla into a bowl.

Combine the egg, whole milk, oil, and vanilla mixture to the bowl with the dry ingredients.

Mix all together until fully incorporated.

Beat for 3 minutes on medium.

Gradually add the boiling water starting with a small amount stirring as you pour it in.

Add the remaining boiling water, stirring as you pour.

The batter may be a little runny.

Crush one Ferraro Rocher Hazelnut Chocolate (You may want to add an additional candy for extra richness)

Stir it into the batter.

Spoon batter into cupcake lined cups until 3/4s filled.

Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.

Nutella Frosting Instructions

Beat together the butter and powdered sugar on low until fully blended.

Add nutella increasing the speed to medium.

Beat for two minutes.Add the vanilla extract.

Add the whipping cream and beat for about one minute, until the frosting lightens slightly in both color and texture.

Ferraro Rocher Chocolate Cupcake With Nutella Frosting Recipe - From Val's Kitchen


patricia Marsden December 11, 2015 - 10:01 am

How sweet it is! Bet youngest son would love them as he is big on FR.

Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle December 11, 2015 - 6:02 pm

OMG, this is the uber dessert! Cupcakes? Check. Nutella frosting? Check. Ferraro Rocher on top? Check! Om nom nom nom.

Pam December 11, 2015 - 7:18 pm

Wow! That looks delicious. Ferraro Rocher are my daughter’s absolute favorite candy. I need to make her some of these cupcakes during the holidays.

Liz Mays December 11, 2015 - 7:46 pm

Yum! My daughter is a big fan of those Ferraro Rochers. She would love this dessert recipe!

Ann Bacciaglia December 11, 2015 - 10:56 pm

This is the perfect cupcake for me. I love Ferraro Rocher. I will have to try making these for the holidays.

Robin (Masshole Mommy) December 12, 2015 - 7:53 am

You had me at Nutella. I would literally eat ANYTHING with Nutella.

Seattle Travel Blogger December 12, 2015 - 8:39 am

Our family has huge sweet teeth.
Thanks for these recipe!
I am also a Nutella fan for sure.

Jeanine December 12, 2015 - 9:33 am

Oh delicious. My husband is a huge ferraro rocher fan, I get them for him every Christmas. I think this would be so good with Nutella frosting, delicious!

Betsy Segars December 12, 2015 - 4:12 pm

Ferraro Rocher chocolates are MY FAVORITE. I have never thought about adding them to cupcakes. SEriously genius!

Chrystal | Nevermore Lane December 12, 2015 - 6:51 pm

Ferraro Rocher is one of my favorite treats. OMGosh but then there is Nutella, too? YUMazing. I don’t even know where to start with these.

diana elizabeth December 12, 2015 - 6:52 pm

This looks delicious! I guess I can bring these to my Christmas party, thank you!

Kimberly K Croisant December 12, 2015 - 6:59 pm

Holy dessert!!! I could wow my friends and family with that recipe. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa Thompson December 12, 2015 - 8:58 pm

You should call these cupcakes “Every Kind of Goodness Imaginable” Cupcakes. How could someone not love a cupcake that contains Ferraro Rochers and Nutella?!? My 17 year old daughter would absolutely love these. FR is her favorite candy and she lives for Nutella!

Amanda December 12, 2015 - 9:22 pm

Oh my goodness! That is amazing! I need to make these!

Kelly Hutchinson December 12, 2015 - 9:50 pm

This cupcake looks to pretty to eat! I have never had a Ferraro Rocher before! I would love to make these over the holiday break.

Chantal December 12, 2015 - 11:32 pm

I love hazelnut!! What a great holiday treat- must try this recipe.

Rosey December 13, 2015 - 7:59 am

OH my goodness. Every single person reading this is very likely wanting to be a taste-tester. I know it was the first thing that came to my mind. 🙂

Christie December 13, 2015 - 9:26 pm

You had me at nutella frosting! I haven’t had a ferraro rocher in years, but definitely craving one now!

Tracey December 14, 2015 - 9:19 am

These are one of those cupcakes that look beautiful but also taste amazing! I need these in my life.


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