I am a HUGE fan of Nutella!And today I was craving it…one of the many perks of being pregnant :)I was looking for something new and decided to make cupcakes!and let me tell you…they were DELICIOUS!here is the recipe:NUTELLA CUPCAKE RECIPEMy FAVORITE Chocolate Cake:2 cups white sugar1-3/4 cup flour3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1-1/2 tsp baking powder1-1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt2 eggs1 cup milk1/2 cup vegetable oil2 tsp vanilla extract1 cup boiling waterPreheat oven to 350 FIn a large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla and mix for 2 minutes on medium speed of mixer. Stir in boiling water last. Batter WILL BE thin. Pour into cupcake tins and cook at 350 F for 17-20 minutes until cake is tested done. Cool in cupcake pan for 10 minutes, then take out and cool completely.While cupcakes are cooling prepare frosting.FROSTING:2 sticks butter, softened1 (13 oz) jar of Nutella1 pound powdered sugarpinch of salt1 tsp vanilla extract 6-8 Tbsp heavy cream or milkIn a large bowl, cream softened butter and Nutella until well combined. Slowly add powdered sugar, and continue creaming until well blended.Add salt, vanilla and 3 Tbsp heavy cream or milk. Blend on low speed until moistened. Add an additional 3-5 Tbsp of heavy cream or milk until frosting reaches desired consistency. Beat at high speed until frosting is smooth and fluffy.Frost cupcakes and top with crushed hazelnut candy bar.Enjoy!this recipe is liked up to:these fun link partiescheck them out!click on the link and check them out to see fun posts from others!