Mini Maple Pancake Muffins + Nutella

by Megan on February 5, 2011

I love Nutella. So I’m really glad it has it’s own day. I’m thinking about asking it to be my Valentine this year. Cross your fingers for me!

I also love pancakes, and so I’ve been daydreaming about these muffins for weeks. They are especially good topped with Nutella.

Or, top them with a Nutella AND a banana slice and get out of town, for real.

These are mini, so you can eat them like breakfast sushi rolls. Each muffin is a bite. Does that work? Is that a thing?

Mini Maple Pancake Muffins + Nutella
Muffin recipe from Bakerella


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 2 T sugar
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 T pure maple syrup
  • 2 T melted butter
  • almost all of a 13 oz. jar of Nutella!
  • sliced bananas (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Butter a 24 mini muffin tin and set aside.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk together until combined.
  3. In another bowl, stir buttermilk, egg, maple syrup and melted butter until just combined.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon until combined. Divide among 24 mini muffin cups.
  5. Bake for 8-9 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from the pan. Jostle lose with a toothpick if necessary.
  6. Cool slightly before piping a dollop of Nutella onto each muffin. Serve immediately topped with a banana slice.

More recipes with Nutella Love.
Nutella + Banana WontonsBanana Dream Pie,
Katie’s Dessert CrepesPeaches {cookies in disguise}

Nutella can look like Elvis hair. So there’s that!

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Lisa @ Sweet as Sugar Cookies February 6, 2011 at 2:31 am

Oh my gosh, these are awesome! I love what you did with them. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog right now and I’d like to invite you to stop by and link your cutie muffins up.


Lora February 7, 2011 at 12:02 am

This was the perfect thing for breakfast in bed today 🙂 anything with maple and I’m sold! Add nutella and I’m double sold! Sooo good!


Dana February 7, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Maple and nutella sound like a match made and heaven. I like the banana on top!


beckie February 7, 2011 at 11:04 pm

Darn, I somehow missed World Nutella Day last year and this year! I’ll have to make up for it soon. I would never have thought of pairing maple and Nutella, but I do love them both. And I’m not big on bananas, but with Nutella they are awesome!


Megan (megabite) February 7, 2011 at 11:20 pm

Cool, Lora bora!

Dana- I agree! They are both so breakfasty and tasty.

Beckie- I’m lucky someone reminded me! It almost passed me by. 🙂


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