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Cupcakes from the Gods with VitaFiber™

Recipe by Tamara Meier | @rusty.curls

Your TV told you the truth: Ferraro Roche is the chocolate of the Gods.
Luckily for you, Nutella comes from the same company, which makes these cupcakes heavens favorite
dessert.

Ferraro Nutella Roche Cupcakes – has anything sounded better?
The perfect balance of sweet and salty, with an added crunch in the center.

Simple and straightforward – whip up a batch for your special Valentine, a party, or for a cozy night-in as
the ultimate act of self-love (besides, sharing can be over-rated).

**These can easily be made gluten-free free – look out for our instructions on how to swap out a couple
key ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, (substitute in almond flour for a gluten free version)
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup VitaFiber powder
  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 Ferraro Roche

Nutella Frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup Nutella4 oz semisweet baking chocolate
  • 2 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  •  A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Topping

  • 12 Ferraro Roche

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degree
2. In a mixer, beat together 3/4 cups vegetable oil, 1 egg, 1/2 cup buttermilk, and a teaspoon of vanilla
3. Add your dry ingredients to the mixture in small increments: 3/4 cup all purpose flour or almond flour, 1/4 cup VitaFiber, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 cup cocoa powder
4. Ensure dry and wet ingredients are fully mixed together
5. Line a cupcake tin with rubber, or paper, liners
6. Add 1 tablespoon of batter to each cupcake liner
7. Place 1 whole Ferraro Roche inside each cupcake liner
8. Add more batter until cupcake liners are approximately 2/3 full
9. Bake cupcakes for 18 minutes. Use the toothpick method to ensure cupcakes are done (insert a toothpick and ensure it comes out clean)
10. Set cupcakes aside to cool down completely

Frosting

1. While cupcakes are cooling, melt your 4 oz of semisweet chocolate and then let cool
2. Place 1/2 cup unsalted butter and 1 cup powdered sugar inside your mixing bowl and beat until fluffy.
3. Add 1/4 cup cream cheese and combine
4. Drop in the remaining ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, a pinch of salt, 1/3 cup Nutella, and 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
5. Mix in your melted chocolate
6. Place your frosting in the fridge to set for 15 minutes
7. Optional: while frosting chills, break remaining 12 Ferraro Roche into tiny pieces (think of garnish size crumbs/pieces)
8. Frost cupcakes and add Roche garnish