Nutella Buttercream Frosting makes the perfect buttercream frosting for the Nutella lover. Get this simple Nutella Buttercream Frosting recipe to top your cakes, cupcakes, or cookies.
SERVES : 2 cups
PREP&COOK TIME : 15 mins
- 1 cup unsalted butter softened
- 4 cups confectioners’ sugar sifted
- ½ cup Nutella
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons half and half heavy cream or whole milk
- 1 pinch Salt
Cream together butter and ½ cup of confectioner’s sugar at a time. After each cup of sugar has been added, add Nutella 1 tablespoon at a time, then add vanilla and then beat on high for about 20 seconds to lighten the frosting.
Add half-and-half, one tablespoon at a time until the buttercream has reached a consistency where it will hold it’s shape. Add pinch of salt and whip on high for a final 20 seconds.
Use immediately or cover and refrigerate up to three days. To use once refrigerated, slowly allow to reach room temperature and then beat on low speed until the buttercream is smooth before using.