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Pioneer Woman Chocolate Nutella Cake Recipe

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Pioneer Woman Chocolate Nutella Cake Recipe

Matt R.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 12 1 serving
Calories 553.75 kcal


  • 2 Butter
  • 4 Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Boiling Water boiling
  • 2 Flour
  • 2 Sugar
  • 0.25 Salt
  • 0.5 Buttermilk
  • 2 Egg
  • 1 Baking Soda
  • 1 Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Nutella
  • 2 Strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 0.25 Sugar
  • 1 Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Heavy Cream
  • 0.5 Powdered Sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Line two round baking pans with parchment and spray the parchment with baking spray.
  • Melt the butter in a medium saucepan.
  • Mix in the cocoa and stir it until smooth.
  • Pour in boiling water, let the mixture bubble up around 20 seconds; turn it off and set it aside.
  • In a measuring pitcher or bowl, mix together the buttermilk, baking soda, eggs and vanilla. Set this aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the sugar, flour and salt.
  • Stir in the hot chocolate mixture, stirring gently until it’s halfway combined and less hot. Pour in the buttermilk mixture and continue stirring gently until the batter is all combined.
  • Pour the batter into the pans and bake them for approximately 17 minutes until they’re just set. Remove from the pans and set them aside to cool completely.
  • Prepare the strawberries: stir them with the sugar and the vanilla. Let them macerate for 15 minutes, and drain off the excess juice.
  • Whip the cream with the powdered sugar.
  • To assemble: turn one layer upside down on a serving platter.
  • Spread half the Nutella all over the surface.
  • Spread on half the whipped cream and top with half the strawberries
  • Place the other layer upside down on top and repeat with the rest of the Nutella, whipped cream, and strawberries.
  • Keep chilled until serving and cut with a serrated knife!


Calories: 553.75kcalCarbohydrates: 82.06gProtein: 4.67gFat: 40.08gSaturated Fat: 18.71gSodium: 181.77mgFiber: 2gSugar: 58.65g
Keyword Baking, Cakes, Chocolate, Desserts, Food Network, Nutella, The Pioneer Woman
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