Nutella muffins (with peanut butter chips)

2 Jun

If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you’ve probably picked up on my love for Nutella. Sadly, there just don’t seem to be enough recipes using it well – so I figured I’d do some experimenting with a basic muffin recipe to see if I could jazz it up a bit.

Let’s just say, these may be the prettiest thing I’ve ever made. Definitely worthy of an Instagram or two, and they don’t taste half bad to boot. 

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Nutella muffins (with peanut butter chips) – makes 12

2 cups flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 cup butter

1 egg

1 cup milk

1 tablespoon vanilla

1/3 cup Nutella

1/3 to 2/3 cups peanut butter chips (depending on your preferences)

1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a muffin pan with muffin liners.

2) In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Set aside.

3) Melt butter in a small, microwave safe bowl. Set aside to cool down slightly.

4) Combine milk and egg, and mix well. Add vanilla. Once butter is cool, add butter to this mixture. CAREFUL: if you add when butter is hot, it will cook the egg and be gross. 

5) Slowly add egg/milk mixture to the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined. DO NOT over mix. 

6) Stir in Nutella – once again, you’ll want to just barely stir in so that you see Nutella swirls in your batter. 

7) If you want to add peanut butter chips, do it now – I think these work with or without, so I did 6 muffins with peanut butter chips and 6 without. 

8) Cook at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the top comes out clean. Let cool before eating. 

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2 Responses to “Nutella muffins (with peanut butter chips)”

  1. onechicklette June 2, 2013 at 8:49 PM #

    Everything’s better with Nutella!

    • Sara Lang June 2, 2013 at 8:49 PM #

      Completely agree! I just wish it was a little easier to bake with….

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