The Nutella stuffed cake is a quick and easy recipe for a soft and fragrant cake, which contains a creamy filling of Nutella. Suitable to serve both at the end of a meal and for breakfast, the Nutella stuffed cake is a brilliant recipe that always guarantees you a great success with little effort, so much so that it has now become my piece de resistance, since I prepared it for the first time ten years ago…
Born as a last-minute recipe, the Nutella cake can be subjected to some variations due mainly to the fact that it can happen that you find yourself out of some ingredients. In particular, the cream cheese, which makes the cake very soft, can still be replaced by butter or ricotta cheese, while the vanilla flavor can be omitted or replaced with vanillin.
The peculiarity of this cake filled with Nutella lies in the fact that it is stuffed when it is still raw, distributing generous spoonfuls of Nutella in some points of the dough. The secret to ensuring that Nutella remains soft after cooking is all in the dough: it is quite firm, so the Nutella will initially remain on the surface but, after a few minutes in the oven, it will fall into the center of the cake and remain creamy. Serve the Nutella cake when it is still slightly warm and you will be hooked!
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- CostVery cheap
- Preparation time10 Minutes
- Cooking time30 Minutes
- Serving8 servings
- Cooking methodOven
Ingrdients for a 8 inch diameter Nutella stuffed cake
if you are gluten intolerant you can replace 130 g of wheat flour with 110 g of finely ground rice flour + 20 g of potato starch
- Power 286,91 (Kcal)
- Carbohydrates 38,75 (g) of which sugars 25,56 (g)
- Proteins 6,19 (g)
- Fat 12,48 (g) of which saturated 6,69 (g)of which unsaturated 0,85 (g)
- Fibers 1,64 (g)
- Sodium 128,92 (mg)
Indicative values for a portion of 72 g processed in an automated way starting from the nutritional information available on the CREA* and FoodData Central** databases. It is not food and / or nutritional advice.
* CREATES Food and Nutrition Research Center: https://www.crea.gov.it/alimenti-e-nutrizione https://www.alimentinutrizione.it ** U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, 2019. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov
How to prepare the easy and quick Nutella stuffed cake
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When it is mixed with the other ingredients, add the second egg and mix well until it is also mixed with the mixture.
Line an 8-inch (20-21 cm) diameter baking pan with baking paper and pour the dough into it, leveling the surface well with a spoon.
Bake the stuffed cake with Nutella in a preheated static oven at 356 °F (180 ° C) for about 25 minutes; you will see that, as it rises, the Nutella will fall into the center of the cake, creating a very nice decorative effect.
When the Nutella cake is high and golden, remove it from the oven and let it cool.
How to store the Nutella cake
You can keep the Nutella stuffed cake at room temperature for 4 or 5 days.
Tips and variations
Instead of Nutella, you can use another hazelnut or chocolate spread, or jam.
Instead of cream cheese, you can prepare the dough using the same amount of ricotta cheese or mascarpone. You can also use the butter in the same doses, but you will have to make it soften well at room temperature without melting it completely, otherwise you will not be able to obtain a dough of the right consistency.