This easy Nutella Brownies Recipe, as the name reveals, combines the best of both the worlds, fudgy chewy brownies, and Nutella. Slightly crunchy on the top and gooey in the center, these come together in under 30 minutes from start to finish.
The Best Nutella Brownies
These Nutella Brownies are a delight and you will definitely agree with me once you taste it. Loaded with Decadent chocolate and Nutella, these are soft and chewy from inside with a crusty top.
Brownies with Nutella are super chocolaty with subtle hazelnut flavor coming in each bite. These chocolate brownies with Nutella are super easy to make and even kids or beginners in the kitchen can attempt to make these.
One Bowl, Minimal ingredients, Zero Mess, what’s more to ask.
So open up the heavenly jar of Nutella and whip up these delicious Brownies. You can serve them as a dessert after your meals or as an evening snack with your hot cup of Coffee.
These Brownies are
- One Bowl
- Super easy to make
Instant Coffee Powder – It doesn’t add a coffee taste but elevates the taste of chocolate.
Flour – For a healthier version, use whole wheat flour. Gluten-Free flour will work well in this recipe too.
Sugar – You can adjust the amount of sugar in the brownies as per your taste. You can even substitute it with brown sugar, coconut sugar, or jaggery but the texture and taste will differ a bit.
How to make Nutella Brownies?
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Line an 8×8 inch baking tray with parchment paper. Let the paper overhang from all the sides. It will be easier to lift the brownies using the overhang. Mix all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and instant coffee powder in a bowl.
Heat butter in a pan over low heat until it melts.
Add sugar and mix well. Cook until sugar dissolves.
Remove the pan from heat. Add Nutella and mix well. Let the mixture cool slightly.
Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix well.
Add the dry mixture and mix until combined.
Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until a tooth pick comes out clean. Cool and serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
Although I am a big supporter of baking from scratch, sometimes when we are pressed with time, a mix comes in handy. You can add Nutella to the mix and bake it as instructed.
These brownies need a few more minutes of extra baking than the regular brownies.
Be careful with the timing. If you over bake the brownies, they will become dry. So keep a check after 20 minutes.
Although this brownie tastes good as it is, you can definitely cover it with a Nutella Icing.
To make it, whisk butter and Nutella until nicely mixed. Add heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar and whisk until fluffy.
The minute they got baked, we duo indulge ourselves with these Nutella gushing delight and oh, boy, they tasted so scrumptious that we actually got a #FoodComa!
If you are a Nutella fan then do try making these delicious brownies and even otherwise – because who doesn’t like Nutella and Brownies, folks?
To make these Easy Gooey Brownies in the microwave, you can follow the same process except pour the batter in a buttered microwave-safe dish.
Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Check if they are done. Otherwise microwave for another minute.
To make these brownies in a mug, follow the same process. Butter oven-safe mugs and pour the batter in them until they are ¾th full. Bake for 15-20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
The perfect brownies will have a crackly texture on the top and will be fudgy from inside. Also, do not over bake them, otherwise, they might turn out dry.
Pro Tips By Neha
You can microwave the Nutella until warm and runny so that it becomes easy to mix it in the batter.
Add in an extra yolk of egg to make the Brownies extra fudgy and chewy.
Salt is optional, but I like how it balances out the extra sweetness in the Nutella Brownies.
If you want to cool down the Brownies fast, place them in the freezer for about an hour, then slice and serve.
Do not add more flour, otherwise, the brownies will turn out dry and will not be dense and fudgy.
Add chocolate chips or chopped nuts in the batter for a nice crunch.
Reduce the sugar if you like your brownies less sweet.
Serve these as a dessert with vanilla or chocolate ice cream on top for your dessert after your Continental meals.
You can also serve your guests with a hot cup of Beaten Coffee. This Brownie and the frothy Coffee combination is a bomb.
You can store Nutella Brownies tightly covered in a container for about 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator or at room temperature.
You can freeze them as well. You can place them in ziplock freezer bags and freeze for about 3 months.
Thaw the brownies overnight in the refrigerator before serving or reheating.
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Nutella Brownies Recipe
- 1 cup All Purpose Flour
- 1 cup Cocoa Powder
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- ¼ tsp Salt
- 1 tsp Instant Coffee Powder
- 1 cup Unsalted Butter
- 1 cup Granulated Sugar
- ½ cup Nutella
- 3 Eggs
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f (180 degrees C).
- Line an 8×8 inch baking tray with parchment paper. Let it hand out from the pan a bit on all sides.
- Mix all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and instant coffee powder in a bowl.
- Heat butter in a pan over low heat until it melts.
- Add sugar and mix well.
- Cook until sugar dissolves.
- Remove the pan from heat.
- Add Nutella and mix well.
- Let the mixture cool slightly.
- Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix well.
- Add the dry mixture and mix until combined.
- Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes until a tooth pick comes out clean.
- Cool and serve.