How to make Vanilla Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Buttermilk (छास)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Vanilla Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Vanilla Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting Recipe

  • Refined Flour 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Buttermilk 1 1/4 cup

  • Butter softened 1/4 cup

  • Castor sugar 3/4 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Cornflour 2 tablespoons

  • A pinch baking powder

  • A pinch salt

  • Buttermilk 1/2 cup

  • Oil for greasing

  • Icing sugar for dusting

  • Chocolate chips for decoration

  • Frosting

  • Nutella 1/2 cup

  • Icing sugar 2/3 cup

  • Double cream 1-2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180°C.

Step 2

Combine butter, sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl and beat well till smooth and creamy. Divide the mixture into two parts and reserve one for frosting.

Step 3

Add eggs to the remaining part and beat well.

Step 4

Add refined flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt and beat again.

Step 5

Add buttermilk, little by little and beat well till light and frothy.

Step 6

Grease individual cupcake moulds with oil and pour batter in them filling ¾. Place them on a baking tray and put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-18 minutes.

Step 7

To make frosting, take the reserved butter-sugar mixture in a bowl. Add icing sugar and mix well.

Step 8

Add cream and mix well. Add Nutella and mix well. Beat well with an electric beater.

Step 9

Remove cupcakes from the oven and demould. Cool to room temperature.

Step 10

Pour the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle.

Step 11

Pipe out portions on the cupcakes and place them on a serving platter. Dust icing sugar on top and sprinkle some chocolate chips.

Step 12

Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.