Ferrero rocher stuffed chocolate cupcakes

ferrero rocher cupcakes

These are great for using up the left over christmas chocolates. I absolutely love ferrero rochers. So I decided to mix them together with another one of my favourite things .. chocolate cupcakes. I didn’t even manage to get to try one of these they went so fast. It was so satisfying hearing the crunch of the ferrero richer when biting into the light chocolate cupcake.
What you will need:
Chocolate cake mix packet you can use any cake mix (I wish I had used betty crocker cake mix as the texture and flavour can’t be beaten in my opinion.) 2 eggs, 120 ml of water. Ferrero rochers, icing sugar, margarine, nutella.
Pre-heat the oven to 170.. Pour the cake mix into a bowl with the two eggs and 120ml of water. Mix it all together until the consistency is nice and smooth, no lumps allowed. Pour the cake mixture half way into a baking tray. Then sit the ferrero rochers so they’re nestled into the cake mix lightly.. DO NOT cover them or fill the mixture to the top (trust me.)

bakingtray

Place them in the oven for roughly 20 minutes and leave to bake. I always use the timer on my iPhone at this point because I’m terrible at keeping time and will usually get distracted or forget when I put them in. Nobody likes burnt chocolate cake. After letting them to cool they should look something like this.. spot the snug looking ferrero rocher

cupcake

For icing I used margarine left at room temperature so it’s easier to mix, icing sugar and water. Using quite a lot of elbow grease to mix it all together then I added two generous spoonfuls of Nutella to create a perfect blend of chocolate and hazelnut frosting (drool) perfect for ferrero rocher stuffed chocolate cupcakes.

ferrerocupcake

Slather the cupcakes in a generous helping of nutella flavoured frosting..and enjoy.
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114 Comments

  1. January 13, 2013 / 12:52 pm

    They look so yummy! I love Ferrero Rocher and Nutella, so I will have to make them! πŸ™‚ x

  2. January 13, 2013 / 12:53 pm

    They look delicious, I might have to try that with some of my leftover chocolate from Christmas!

  3. January 13, 2013 / 12:55 pm

    Yummy! Great idea! πŸ™‚

  4. January 13, 2013 / 1:05 pm

    Me and my friend have baking days (a little sad I know) but Ferrero Rochers are her absolute favourite – can't wait to show her this recipe! Looks super yummy πŸ™‚

    xxxx

  5. January 13, 2013 / 1:08 pm

    They look amazing! xx

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  6. January 13, 2013 / 1:14 pm

    Oh wow! I would be so mad if I made these and didn't even get to try one! xx

  7. January 13, 2013 / 1:19 pm

    These look absolutely delicious! My mouth is watering just looking at the pics πŸ™‚ haha xxx

  8. January 13, 2013 / 1:24 pm

    these look soo yummy, i want to make them! xx

  9. January 13, 2013 / 1:24 pm

    These are dangerous, they look absolutely delicious xx

  10. January 13, 2013 / 1:35 pm

    Good lord you may have just destroyed my New Years healthy eating plan!! These look fantastic!!! I am going to need these in my life at some point in the very near future!

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    xx

  11. January 13, 2013 / 1:36 pm

    these look fantastic! sadly i already scoffed all my ferrero rocher long before christmas was over! xx

  12. January 13, 2013 / 1:58 pm

    I LOVE your baking posts, will definitely be trying this out in the next week although I scoffed all the chocolates in my house before the new year had even begun…
    X

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  13. January 13, 2013 / 2:01 pm

    These look delish, think I will have to try something like this although not with Ferrero Rocher, maybe with Buenos though!

  14. January 13, 2013 / 2:36 pm

    Wow! I wish I hadn't eaten the Ferrero Rocher from my Christmas stocking now lol

    xo

  15. January 13, 2013 / 2:42 pm

    You've given me an excuse to bake chocolate cupcakes, and special one's too!

    – Anne
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  16. January 13, 2013 / 2:45 pm

    What a lovely idea…also love ferreros and goint to try out for sure.

    bye

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  17. January 13, 2013 / 3:21 pm

    This is beautiful! I might try the recipe this week! πŸ™‚
    Joelle
    xx
    FebruaryGirl.

  18. January 13, 2013 / 3:29 pm

    These cakes look amazing, so so yummy! But i really don't like ferrero rochers, maybe i could substitute that for another chocolate! Who knows! xxx

  19. January 13, 2013 / 3:32 pm

    Oh my god, these look amazing!! Think I will have to give these a go, everything I love all mixed together πŸ™‚ x

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  20. January 13, 2013 / 3:39 pm

    These look delicious! Definitely going to give these a try, I love all your recipe posts, you make such great treats! x

  21. January 13, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    those look so yummy and so naughty. such a great idea. ecorbinmckenzie.blogspot.com

    xx

  22. January 13, 2013 / 3:46 pm

    These look so good thanks for posting :). I will have to get my baking mits on soon xx

  23. January 13, 2013 / 3:51 pm

    These look like absolute heaven. Ferrero rochers and nutella my favourtites all in one recipe – definitely going to try it soon!

    xx Sohini
    TV, Turmeric, Tea

  24. January 13, 2013 / 3:53 pm

    Being the cupcake queen I am I must try this lovely πŸ™‚ Great recipe and thanks for sharing, I wondered how you would get the ferrero to sit neatly in the centre of the sponge!

    Eda β™₯

  25. January 13, 2013 / 3:53 pm

    Aw man I wish I hadn't seen this – trying to eat better & lose weight but now all I can think about how good these look!! Definitely gonna have to give them a go at some point! xx

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  26. January 13, 2013 / 3:54 pm

    These look gorgeous. Love Ferrero Rocher and Nutella. Got to make these. I'd just be in heaven x x

  27. January 13, 2013 / 4:16 pm

    oh gosh, that looks so yummy <3 And I love your dreamy & delicious photos πŸ˜‰ xx

  28. January 13, 2013 / 4:39 pm

    Oooh, these look so yummy! I love ferrero rocher! x

  29. January 13, 2013 / 5:08 pm

    This looks delicious! Chocolate and hazelnut… count me in!

    Ellie | Ellalogy

  30. January 13, 2013 / 5:41 pm

    Sounds amazing, and could definitely be the first recipe I try for my Baking Saturdays! x

  31. January 13, 2013 / 5:49 pm

    They look absolutely delicious and are making my mouth water! xx

  32. January 13, 2013 / 6:07 pm

    THESE LOOK INCREDIBLE. Caps are needed as I'm hungry and now craving them. One of my resolutions is to bake more so I'll have to try these!

    xx

  33. January 13, 2013 / 6:12 pm

    Looks so delicious, will definitely try to make them. xo

  34. January 13, 2013 / 6:38 pm

    Oh my god these are all kinds of wrong…I need to make them.lol. xx

  35. January 13, 2013 / 6:54 pm

    They look so delicious, I am going to make these at some point πŸ™‚

  36. January 13, 2013 / 7:37 pm

    I HAVE TO MAKE THESE. They look so good.
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  37. January 13, 2013 / 7:40 pm

    These look so yummy!
    Although I am now slightly craving ferrero rochers!
    πŸ™‚

  38. January 13, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    Oh my gosh these look delicious!

  39. January 13, 2013 / 8:04 pm

    Omg these are making my mouth water just looking at them xx

  40. January 13, 2013 / 8:43 pm

    I have never had any chocolates left over after christmas – I make it my mission to eat the ferrero rochers first! But I guess this is the perfect excuse for me to go and buy another box right?! πŸ˜›

  41. January 13, 2013 / 8:55 pm

    OMG these look amazing. You're so creative!xxx

  42. January 13, 2013 / 8:57 pm

    Definitely need to try these, plus the fact that you used Betty Crocker makes me feel a lot better as I always cheat and use those! x

  43. January 13, 2013 / 9:05 pm

    Oooh my goodness these look Amazing!!! definitely going to try my hand at them, though they will never look as good, yum πŸ™‚

  44. January 13, 2013 / 9:38 pm

    I will definitely be trying these!x

  45. January 13, 2013 / 9:40 pm

    Oh my gosh, I think I have just gone to heaven! This is the most delectable thing ever! Thanks ever so much for sharing πŸ™‚

    x

  46. January 13, 2013 / 9:50 pm

    I just found your blog and I love it. Your sense of style is so pretty and elegant. Your hedgehog is so sweet! I volunteer at a wildlife rescue centre. We just look after your typical English hog – nothing so exotic as yours – but I love them all :3 These cupcakes look amazing. Thanks for sharing!

  47. January 13, 2013 / 10:03 pm

    OMGGGG <3

  48. January 13, 2013 / 10:16 pm

    Yum, these look delicious! Great idea πŸ™‚

  49. January 13, 2013 / 10:21 pm

    Holy hell, you are a genius! xo

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  50. January 14, 2013 / 12:15 am

    Ahhh they look SO delicious! I can't wait to try the recipe!
    Rachelle x
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  51. January 14, 2013 / 1:55 am

    ..possibly two of the best chocolate things rolled into one? most definitely giving these a go at some point! (fingers crossed they'll turn out like the pictures though hm..)

  52. January 14, 2013 / 3:12 am

    These look delicious! Such a sweet idea xx

  53. January 14, 2013 / 4:19 am

    Ferrero rochers were on sale in Shop Rite and I had a coupon so let's just say I have a lot of them!! This is such an awesome way to get rid of them! Must taste delicious!!! =)

    Ergo-Blog

  54. January 14, 2013 / 8:27 am

    Mmmm, these look lovely. I never have any ferrero rochers left over though, they are the first ones I eat. xo

  55. January 14, 2013 / 11:47 am

    These sound gorgeous however I must sound one thing. There is no such thing as left over chocolate. Just chocolate waiting to be consumed. πŸ˜‰
    xx

  56. January 14, 2013 / 12:28 pm

    Oh my! They look amazing! Ferrero rochers are one of my favourite chocolates, so definitely going to give them a go x

  57. January 14, 2013 / 1:23 pm

    Wow, wow, wow. Those look incredible!

  58. January 14, 2013 / 1:48 pm

    Oh dear god, I am in love with a cake. xo

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  59. January 14, 2013 / 10:50 pm

    Saw you post this on instagram the other day, and they look (and sound) divine! mmmmm, definitely need to make these!

    louisejoyb x

  60. January 15, 2013 / 1:40 am

    You have left over Christmas chocolates?! Oh, I wish I had that much self control! Haha. These look amazing and distinctly bad for my diet. x
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  61. January 15, 2013 / 9:13 pm

    These look so amazing and yummy!! I can't wait to try this recipe out, thank you for sharing <3
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  62. January 16, 2013 / 5:46 pm

    Wow wow wow, these look great. Can't wait to try them out!

  63. January 23, 2013 / 4:13 pm

    These look AMAZING. I managed to polish off a massive box of these chocs over Christmas. x

  64. February 7, 2013 / 3:20 pm

    I made these today and they're absolutely delicious! Great idea! πŸ™‚

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