How to make Nutella Chocolate Muffins for World Chocolate Day on 7 July

These chocolate muffins look so incredible, we could literally jump right into the photograph. Yes, it’s the day we’ve all been waiting for on 7 July – World Chocolate Day. A day where gorging on delicious choccies is both allowed and expected to celebrate the wonderful sweet treat.

This recipe for Nutella-stuffed jumbo chocolate muffins from’s lifestyle blog AO Life has got us feeling very, very hungry and we’re definitely giving it a go. Go on, you know you want to…

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Nutella-stuffed jumbo chocolate muffins

Makes 6 large muffins, preparation time 15 minutes, cooking time 20-25 minutes



  • 75g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 50g Nutella
  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 50g sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75ml vegetable oil
  • 60 ml whole milk
  • 75g milk chocolate chips
  • 6 heaped tsp Nutella

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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180C (160C fan). Spray a six-hole silicone muffin tin with cake release or grease with a little butter.

Step 2

Put the chopped chocolate and Nutella in a bowl and microwave for two to three 20 second bursts, stirring in between, until melted and smooth.

Step 3

Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.

Step 4

In a separate bowl vigorously whisk the eggs, oil, milk, vanilla and sugar using a balloon whisk or hand mixer.

Step 5

Add the melted chocolate/Nutella and stir together until combined.

Step 6

Pour the wet into the dry ingredients and stir to combine, without over mixing.

Step 7

Add the chocolate chips and fold together.

Step 8

Half fill the muffin holes with the batter. Add a heaped teaspoon on Nutella in each and cover with more batter.

Step 9

Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the muffins are well risen and firm on top.

Step 10

Leave to cool in the tin for 5 minutes then turn out. Step 11 Serve while still warm from the oven or reheat in a microwave for a few seconds.

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