Nutella pancakes recipe

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Nutella-stuffed pancakes are a really fun treat to make with the kids at the weekend and you won't believe how easy we've made the recipe!

Nutella-stuffed pancakes
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Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap

These Nutella pancakes are a real crowd-pleaser as when you cut into the stack, there's a surprise layer of tasty Nutella that oozes out. 

But luckily, this pancake recipe (opens in new tab) is no harder to pull together than a traditional one. You'll just need a little bit more preparation time as you have to freeze some spoonfuls of Nutella for an hour before you start cooking. But we promise it's definitely worth the effort as it's sure to be a winner with any chocolate fans. To top this impressive recipe off, you just need a handful of strawberries and a drizzling of cream and icing sugar.


  • 12tbsp Nutella
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • knob of butter
  • strawberries
  • cream
  • icing Sugar




  1. To make your pancakes, start by placing 12 tablespoons of Nutella on a tray and freeze them for an hour.
  2. In a bowl, place the flour, baking powder, milk and egg and whisk until the batter is smooth.
  3. In a pan melt the butter and add a scoop of the pancake mix.
  4. Place one of the frozen pieces of Nutella into the middle of the pancake batter and press it down, cover over with more pancake batter to hide the Nutella completely.
  5. Flip the pancake over and make sure both sides are cooked.
  6. Repeat until you've used all the mixture and stack the cooked pancakes up on plates.
  7. Decorate the stack of Nutella-stuffed pancakes with strawberries, drizzle with cream and sprinkle with icing sugar before serving.

Top tips for making Nutella pancakes:

Looking for even more of a twist on these tasty pancakes? Grate some orange zest and add that to the mixture. Along with the nutty, chocolatey infusion you'll have the unexpected tang of orange.

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