Best Ever Nutella Frosting


This Nutella frosting recipe is made from a blend of cocoa and chocolate-hazelnut spread. This buttercream frosting will wow you on any dessert! It is a dream to pipe and will make the most beautiful flowers to decorate cakes or cupcakes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • cup chocolate-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella®), at room temperature

  • cup cocoa powder, sifted

  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ tablespoons milk, or more as needed


  1. Beat butter with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add chocolate-hazelnut spread and blend lightly. Mix in cocoa powder until well combined.

  2. Add powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla. Add milk; mix to desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

194 Calories
10g Fat
27g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 194
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 1g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 44mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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