Rich Nutella Buttercream

Rich Nutella Buttercream


1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1 cup butter, softened to room temperature

1 small jar Nutella

4 cups sifted powdered sugar

1/4 cup dark cocoa powder

1/4 cup whole milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Place the chocolate chips in the microwave on high for about 90 seconds, stopping to stir every 20-30 seconds.  Stir until completely melted and smooth.  Set aside.


Beat the butter and Nutella on medium-high speed until creamy.  Beat in the melted chocolate chips.  Add the powdered sugar one cup at a time.  Beat in the cocoa, milk, and vanilla until smooth.