Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Muffins are moist and delicious, easy homemade muffins loaded with dark chocolate chips and oozing with the hazelnut spread we all love. When pantry ingredients meet up with time on your hands, you get one mouthwatering result!

Hope you’re still safe, healthy and making the most of this bizarre time. Here in NJ, we’re at 45+ days of quarantine (lost count), and like you, craving quality time with family and friends like no other. While my son’s senior trip to Orlando was officially cancelled yesterday we’re still holding on to a slight glimmer of hope that schools will re-open even just in June to selfishly give him and the Class of 2020 some closure to what their final months of high school should have been.

Prom at the moment is postponed to TBD. Commencement and Project Graduation…🤷‍♀️ My heart is heavy for all high school and college seniors, and their families who had the rite of passage celebratory rugs pulled out from under them. If you’re feeling any of this firsthand or rings true for you in some way, I’m sending HUGE virtual hugs and you’re definitely entitled to more than one muffin at any given time.😉

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How to Make Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Muffins

To be honest, these Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Muffins practically make themselves. Have two large bowls at the ready. One for dry ingredients, the other for wet ingredients. Fold the wet into the dry, and whammo! You’ll have a perfectly imperfect, thick lumpy batter kinda like when making good old-fashioned, country-style pancakes.

Once you have that perfectly, imperfect batter ready to go, grab an ice cream scoop or spoon of choice to divide half of the batter among a standard muffin pan. Then I used a small melon scoop to dollop Nutella in the middle of each muffin cup.

cups half full with batter, scoop of hazelnut spread in the middle and will get topped off with more batter

With the Nutella safely nestled in each cup, grab that ice cream scoop again to top the muffins off with more batter. To make them extra special, sprinkle on extra chocolate chips and brown sugar for perfectly coated muffin tops.

cups filled to the top with batter and ready to go in the oven

You’ll love the aroma wafting through the house as these beauties bake. And, they’ll certainly lure the kids out of bed to start ‘school’! Happy baking and stay healthy, friends! xx, Kim💕 #2020Strong #hopeisntcancelled

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Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Muffins

Moist and delicious, easy homemade muffins loaded with dark chocolate chips and generously stuffed with the hazelnut spread we all love!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip muffins, muffins, nutella
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 standard muffins
Author Kim Peterson

Equipment

  • Standard muffin tin

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (375g)
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (200g)
  • 1 cup regular milk (not skim) or buttermilk
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 10 ounces dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 heaping teaspoons Nutella, or other hazelnut spread
  • brown sugar to sprinkle on top

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease a standard muffin pan, spray with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • Whisk the eggs, sour cream or yogurt, and sugar together in another large bowl until well combined.
  • Stir in the milk, oil, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Whisk until mixture is pale yellow.
  • Use a spatula to gently fold wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Avoid overmixing. Batter should be thick and lumpy.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Use an ice cream scoop to divide half of the batter among prepared muffin pan cups, filling them halfway.
  • Place a heaping teaspoon of Nutella in center of each muffin cup. Scoop remaining batter over Nutella, filling all the way to the top.
  • Sprinkle muffins with brown sugar and extra chips, if desired.
  • Bake muffins at 425°F for 5 minutes, then reduce the oven temperature to 350°F and continue to bake for 20-24 minutes until the tops are set and a toothpick inserted on the side comes out clean.
  • Let cool 5 minutes in pan before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

Store muffins in an airtight container at room temperature up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months.

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2 Comments

  1. Muffins aren’t my favourite baked dessert; however, normally I cannot say “no” to a blueberry one. But with the addition of nutella? Oh yeah, I’m totally in! Delicious!

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