Banana Nutella Cupcakes Recipe

    32 Servings

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes:
  • 2 cups Cake Flour
  • 1 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, Plus 6 tablespoons
  • 1 1/2 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 3 Bananas, Very ripe
For the Frosting:
  • 16 ounces Cream Cheese, Or Neufchatel, at room temperature (2 blocks)
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, At room temperature
  • 1 cup Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 cup Nutella
  • pinch of Salt, Small

Directions

For the Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 and 1/2 muffin tins with cupcake liners; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a measuring cup, combine the buttermilk and vanilla; set aside.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter and sugar for 8 minutes, until smooth and creamy.
  5. Add in the eggs and beat until combined, scraping the bowl down after. Add in the bananas and beat until combined.
  6. On the lowest speed, alternately add in the flour mixture and buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with the flour.
  7. Scrape the bowl and stir until smooth. Allow the batter to rest for 15 minutes.
  8. Fill the cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
  9. Bake for 18 minutes, then allow them to cool for 5 minutes in the tins before removing to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

For the Frosting:

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together the cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  2. Add in the confectioners’ sugar and beat on high speed for 8 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the Nutella and salt and beat until combined. Use a rubber spatula to scrape the bowl and ensure everything is mixed.
  4. Transfer the frosting to a pastry bag or large Ziploc with the end snipped off.
  5. Pipe onto your cooled cupcakes!

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Source: Banana cake recipe adapted from Trophy Cupcakes & Parties! By Jennifer Shea.
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Author: Rachael Dart
Source: Banana cake recipe adapted from Trophy Cupcakes & Parties! By Jennifer Shea.
Recipe Yields: 32 cupcakes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 48 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cupcake
Servings Per Recipe 32

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 140
Calories 245

% Daily Value*
27%
Total Fat 17g
43%
  Saturated Fat 9g
5%
Sodium 115mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 26g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 18g
5%
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Rachael Dart

About Rachael

Rachael is passionate about every kind of food, but especially desserts. Her blog, Spache the Spatula, is darling! We're so glad to have her as a Dessert fanatic.