Nutella Swirl Cupcakes (Vanilla and Matcha versions)
Nutella Swirl Cupcakes, for him/G (plain vanilla) and for her/me (weird matcha).
This is one of my go-to recipes for cupcakes, because I am that lazy person who does not want to make frosting separately (besides, frosting is usually too sweet anyway). I have made these cupcakes a couple of times before, but I ended up making the same mistakes when I made them last night (i.e. not adding milk, not making sure the Nutella is soft, not sandwiching the Nutella between the batter because it is hard to make swirls in the sticky batter using a toothpick). Well, I’m now documenting everything here so that all goes well next time!
The batter is soft and a little dense, which is perfect because who wants the Nutella to sink at the bottom of the cupcake? The sweet Nutella goes well with the buttery vanilla version, and perfectly compliments the strong taste of the matcha version.
Curious about the combination of matcha and Nutella? Read on for the recipe!