Nutella Brownie Truffles Recipe by Gills Bakes and Cakes

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 14
Calories 164 kcal


Brownie Base

  • 70 g Butter
  • 120 g Caster sugar
  • 35 g Cocoa powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 30 g Plain flour
  • 50 g Chocolate chips

Truffle ingredients

  • 25 g Cream cheese
  • 1/4 Jar Nutella Chilled


  • 150 g Chocolate I used 55% Dark chocolate
  • 40 g Nutella
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped hazelnuts


  • Place your jar of Nutella in the fridge.
  • Preheat your oven to 170C/ 150C Fan. Line a cupcake tray with 6 cupcake cases.
  • Melt butter in the microwave.
  • Add Sugar and cocoa powder to a mixing bowl. Pour over the melted butter and whisk for 1-2 minutes.
  • Whisk in your egg until you have a smooth and thick mix.
  • Mix in your vanilla and salt.
  • Fold in the flour and chocolate chips until just combined.
  • Divide mixture into your 6 cases and bake for 20-22 minutes
  • Once cooked, leave to cool until you have the smallest amount of heat left in them.
  • Remove from the case and crumble up in a bowl. Add in 25g of cream cheese and 25g of Nutella.
  • Mix until it forms together then place in the fridge for about 10/15 minutes to chill.
  • Once chilled, Separate dough in portions of about 20g. Ball up then flatten to the palm of your hand. Add a 1/4 teaspoon of Nutella then carefully fold over each side and roll into a firm ball. Place all your Nutella filled balls onto a sheet of parchment and leave in the fridge for at least 30 minutes
  • Once balls are chilled and firm, melt your 40g of Nutella and 150g of chocolate in the microwave until smooth.
  • Dip a ball one at time into the chocolate, coat with a spoon then remove ball with a fork tapping the extra chocolate off at the side of the bowl.
  • Place your balls back onto the parchment paper.
  • Once balls are all coated, drizzle with the remaining chocolate and sprinkle with hazelnuts.
  • Leave balls to set in the fridge until firm.
  • Enjoy!!
  • These balls need to be kept refrigerated. Pull them out of the fridge about 10/15 minutes before for optimal eating.


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Calories: 164kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 49mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 2gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 166IUCalcium: 14mgIron: 1mg
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