Nutella Cake

Nutella Cake

makes 1 8" or 9" layer cake

1 batch prepared favorite yellow or vanilla cake batter

1/4 - 1/2 cup Nutella

Preheat oven to cake recipe's temp. Pour batter into 2 8 or 9" round buttered and floured cake pans. Spoon lines of Nutella over batter. Use a knife to swirl. Bake cake. Cool. Use a serrated knife to cut off any "dome' and level the cake layers.

Nutella Frosting

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup Nutella
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • toasted hazelnuts¬† or Ferrero Rocher chocolates for garnish (optional)
Place the confectioners' sugar, Nutella, butter, vanilla, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Mix on medium-low speed until creamy, scraping down the bowl with a rubber spatula as you work. Add the cream and beat on high speed until the mixture is light and smooth. Frost cake using an offset spatula.