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Fudgy Small batch Nutella brownies in a Loaf Pan

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These small-batch Nutella brownies are the recipe you didn’t know you needed. Made in an 8.5 x 4.5 loaf pan to bring you the perfect small-batch brownie recipe. Each bite is soft, fudgy, and chewy with the perfect amount of chocolate to satisfy your cravings.

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Does anyone else eat Nutella by the spoonful? As a child, I used to get down on the a Nutella jar after school because it was the ultimate comfort.

Thinking about it now, it was probably a lot but hey I enjoyed every bit of it and it was 100% worth it. If I knew I could make easy brownies with it I would’ve probably ran through so many more jars of Nutella to be honest!

This is the best small-batch Nutella brownie recipe

When I made this brownie recipe, I completely steer away from the original way of making brownies. Most recipes use either cocoa powder ( Easy chewy Brownies With Cocoa Powder) or with melted chocolate( Bakery Style Brownies With no Cocoa Powder+VIDEO+TIPS) or with both. But this time I wanted to go a little wild and use one of my favorite childhood spreads, NUTELLA!

If you never try any of my recipes, I need you to give this one a try at least. It is ridiculously easy, uses minimal ingredients, and comes in a small package. It is a great recipe for portion control as well

Nutella brownie slices with one bite taken out

What’s so special about these Nutella brownies

  • The perfect small batch recipe
  • Easy to follow recipe
  • Fudgy with the best corner pieces
  • Packed with chocolate chips and Nutella flavor
  • Requires simple few ingredients
  • Comes together in less than an hour ( the hardest part is being patient while the brownies are cooling down)
Ingredients for small batch Nutella brownies

Ingredients for a small batch of Nutella brownies

Here are the ingredients you need to make this small batch brownie recipe. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the detailed ingredient list.

  • Butter– You will need a few tablespoons of softened butter for this brownie recipe.
  • Brown sugar– The brown sugar will keep these brownies extra moist.
  • Egg– You will need one egg at room temperature for this recipe.
  • Vanilla– The vanilla is an awesome addition when it comes to chocolate desserts because it will bring out the chocolate flavor a lot.
  • Nutella– The main ingredient of this brownie recipe. The Nutella bring out a delicious chocolate hazelnut flavor in these brownies.
  • Flour– All-purpose flour works great for this recipe.
  • Chocolate chips The chocolate chips are optional but sometimes the more chocolate the better so I would definitely add some into the brownie batter for an extra rich treat.
  • Sea salt– If you’re the type of person that loves extra sea salt on your baked goods, this is for you!
Nutella swirled brownies

What is Nutella?

Nutella is a Hazelnut sweetened cocoa spread. It is smooth, chocolatey, and very nutty.

It is made with sugar, palm oil, cocoa powder, and hazelnuts.

What chocolate chips should I use for brownies?

In this recipe I used milk chocolate Ghirardelli chocolate chips but you can use dark chocolate chips, semi sweet chocolate chips, or even white chocolate chips. Each one of these would go so well with this hazelnut spread. Play around and see what you like most.

Nutella brownies in a loaf pan

Love Nutella? Try these Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies!

How to make Nutella brownies in a loaf pan

Here is how you can make the best Nutella brownies ever, make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed recipe.

  • Cream the butter and the brown sugar together.
  • Mix in the egg and vanilla extract.
  • Add in the Nutella and mix until incorporated.
  • Gently fold in the flour and the chocolate chips and pour the brownie batter into the parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Top with dollops of Nutella and swirl with a knife, then bake in the preheated oven.
  • Let the brownies cool down fully before slicing into them and enjoying them.

How to store Nutella brownies

You can store these Nutella brownies both in the fridge or in the freezer for later.

To store them in the fridge, let the brownie fully cool then place them in an air tight container in the fridge or at room temperature for up to 4 days.

Hand holding Nutella brownie slice

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Can you freeze Nutella brownies?

Yes! You can easily freeze Nutella brownies for later.

Make sure to cool the Nutella brownie fully after baking. You can now either slice them and wrap them individually in plastic wrap then place those in an airtight container or just wrap the whole brownie and then place it in an airtight container, seal, and freeze for up to 2 months.

When you’re ready to enjoy the brownies, pull them out of the freezer and let them thaw in the fridge overnight or microwave them for a few seconds to thaw then enjoy!

Slice of Small batch Nutella brownie with sea salt

What to serve with Nutella brownies?

I usually love these brownies on their own when the crazy sweet tooth hit, but you can definitely enjoy them with a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream, or drizzles with caramel sauce and topped with some whipped cream and berries.

Close up Nutella crinkly top brownies

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Small batch Nutella brownies

These small batch nutella brownies are made in an 8.5 x 4.5 inch loaf for the perfect chocolate dessert. Each brownie slice is fudgy, packed with chocolate, and topped with sea salt for the perfect sweet and salty treat.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices
Calories 179 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350F then line an 8.5 x 4.5 inch baking pan with parchement paper and set aside.
  • With a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment or a hand held mixer, cream the butter until light and creamy. Add in the brown sugar and beat on high speed for 2-3 minutes. Add in the egg, vanilla extract and mix until incorporated, then scrape down the sides and add the 1/2 cup of Nutella and salt and mix one more time before adding in the flour and mixing just until that disappears. .
  • Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking pan and top with the remaining 2 tablespoons of Nutella. Using a knife or a wooden skewer, swirl the Nutella into the batter then top with sea salt if desired.
  • Bake the brownies in the preehated oven for 27-29 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs on it. Let the brownie cool completely before slicing into ti.

Notes

These brownies can be stores at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 4 days. 
They can also be frozen in an airtight container for up to 2 months. 

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 128mgPotassium: 96mgFiber: 1gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 161IUCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg
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