Nutella Pancakes

Fluffy, sweet pancakes stuffed with gooey Nutella. These feel indulgent and so addictive. A real treat for both kids and adults. 

looking into nutella pancakes cut in half to show the gooey nutella in the center
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
10 pancakes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 ½ cups whole buttermilk

  • 2 large eggs

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 10 teaspoons chocolate-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella®)

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, or as needed


  1. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.

  2. Whisk together buttermilk and eggs and add to flour mixture. Fold and stir until just combined. Add 3 tablespoons melted butter and stir until incorporated.

    Overhead of pancake mix being stirred together in a glass bowl.

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  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add some of the remaining butter to skillet.

  4. Working in batches, spoon about 3 tablespoons batter per pancake and spread into circles in the pan. Cook until edges start to set and some bubbles start to form around edges and in center of batter, 1 to 2 minutes.

    Five raw pancake batter circles cooking on a griddle.

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  5. Gently dollop 1 teaspoon Nutella in center of batter (it's ok if it isn't a perfect round).

    Small Nutella dollops being placed in the center of pancake batter rounds on a griddle.

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  6. Dollop and lightly spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons more batter over Nutella to cover completely. Continue cooking until bottom and sides of pancake are golden brown and some bubbles are starting to form where Nutella is covered, about 1 minute.

    Overhead of pancake batter on a griddle with some cooked to golden brown and some raw.

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  7. Carefully flip pancakes and continue cooking until second side is golden brown and sides appear matte and cooked through, 2 to 3 more minutes. Transfer to plates and serve immediately.

    Overhead of cooked pancakes on a griddle.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

407 Calories
18g Fat
51g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 407
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 900mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 11g
Potassium 195mg 4%

* 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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