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Strawberry Nutella Cupcakes Recipes

A chocolatey cupcake filled with creamy Nutella, then topped with strawberry buttercream frosting made with fresh strawberries makes for the perfect combination of chocolate and fruit.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best cupcakes, Nutella, nutella cupcakes, strawberry cupcakes
Servings: 24
Calories: 457kcal


  • muffin tin (2)
  • Muffin Liners
  • Large Bowl (2)
  • Whisk
  • Small Scoop


Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 15.25 ounces Devils food cake Mix 1 box
  • 3.4 ounces chocolate instant pudding 1 box¾
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups Nutella divided

Strawberry Frosting

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 5 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup strawberries mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 10 strawberries sliced



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line two muffin tins with paper cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together cake mix, pudding, sour cream, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla. Beat for a few minutes, until well combined. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners and fill about 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Let cupcakes cool completely.
  • With a melon baller (or a spoon), carve out a small hole in each cupcake. Fill each hole with a spoonful of Nutella, then replace the chocolate cupcake piece on top.


  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter on high speed for about 2 minutes, until it is creamy and smooth.
  • Add in powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time, until it reaches your desired consistency.
  • Add in mashed strawberries and vanilla, and continue to mix. Add more powdered sugar if necessary.
  • Pipe frosting onto each cupcake, then top with a drizzle of Nutella (optional), and a sliced strawberry (optional)


Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2mg