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The BEST Nutella Brownies

The BEST Nutella Brownies – Deliciously thick and fudgy brownies that are loaded with Nutella flavour, and stuffed with a creamy Nutella centre!

The BEST Nutella Brownies

Guys – I have the the ultimate brownie recipe for you today.

These brownies are thick, fudgy, and rich. They’re loaded with hazelnut chocolate flavour, and have an irresistibly creamy Nutella centre. These really are the BEST Nutella brownies!

If you’re looking to take brownies to the next level, you neeeed to make these brownies. Right now.

The BEST Nutella Brownies

How to make Nutella Brownies

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Nutella: or any other hazelnut chocolate spread.
  • Unsalted butter
  • Granulated sugar
  • Cocoa powder: I use Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder.
  • Salt
  • Large eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Plain/all-purpose flour
  • Chocolate chips: milk, dark, or semi-sweet.

To make these fudgy Nutella brownies, start by cutting out an 8×8-inch square piece of parchment paper. Dollop half of the Nutella onto the paper, and spread out to the edges. Freeze until solid – about 1 hour.

Next, place the remaining Nutella, butter, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt into a large microwave-safe bowl, and heat on high for 1 minute. Stir to combine, then microwave for another minute. The mixture should very warm/hot to the touch.

Add the eggs and vanilla, and mix well until combined. Mix in the flour until fully combined, then gently fold in the chocolate chips, making sure not to let them ALL melt into the warm batter.

Spoon half of the brownie batter into an 8×8-inch square baking pan lined with parchment paper or foil, and spread out evenly. Place the frozen Nutella on top, then top with the rest of the batter.

Bake for 45 – 50 minutes, or until the centre is no longer jiggly. Allow to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before cutting into bars.

TIP: To speed up the cooling time, place the pan in the freezer for 1 hour – the brownies should be perfectly cooled and chilled.

Scroll down for the FULL printable recipe. 🙂

The BEST Nutella Brownies

These Nutella Brownies are:

  • super quick and easy to make
  • deliciously thick and fudgy
  • loaded with Nutella flavour
  • stuffed with a creamy Nutella centre!

How long will these brownies last? These brownies will stay fresh, stored in an airtight container, at room temperature or in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Can I freeze these Nutella brownies? Yep! These brownies also freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge. If desired, let the brownies come to room temperature before serving.

If you try this recipe, let us know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag me on Instagram and hashtag it #marshasbakingaddiction. I’d love to see! ♥

The BEST Nutella Brownies

The BEST Nutella Brownies

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Enjoy! 🙂

 

5 from 2 votes
The BEST Nutella Brownies
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 50 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 20 mins
Yields: 16 brownies
Calories: 307 kcal
Deliciously thick and fudgy brownies that are loaded with Nutella flavour, and stuffed with a creamy Nutella centre!
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup Nutella 280g
  • 1 and 1/4 sticks unsalted butter 140g
  • 1 and 1/2 cups granulated sugar 300g
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder 75g
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs cold
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup plain/all-purpose flour 60g
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips 90g
Instructions
  1. Cut out an 8x8-inch square piece of parchment paper. Dollop 1/2 cup (140g) Nutella onto the paper, and spread out to the edges. Freeze until solid - about 1 hour.

  2. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Line an 8x8-inch square baking pan with foil or parchment paper, and set aside.
  3. Place the Nutella, butter, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt into a large microwave-safe bowl, and heat for 1 minute. Stir well, then microwave for another minute. The mixture should very warm to the touch.

  4. Add the eggs and vanilla, and mix well until combined. Fold in the flour until fully combined, then gently fold in the chocolate chips. Be sure not to let them ALL melt into the warm batter.
  5. Spoon half of the batter into the prepared pan and spread out evenly. Place the frozen Nutella on top, then top with the rest of the brownie batter.
  6. Bake for 45 - 50 minutes, or until the centre is no longer jiggly. Allow to cool completely in the pan on a wire rack before cutting into bars.

Notes

Brownies stay fresh, stored in an airtight container, at room temperature or in the fridge for up to 1 week. They also freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before serving.

The calories are an estimate only.

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Taylor
    17th January 2019 at 8:06 pm

    These look DIVINE! So fudgey and chocolately 🙂

  • Reply
    Nellie Tracy
    17th January 2019 at 9:31 pm

    I absolutely LOVE nutella! Can’t wait to indulge in some of these.

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