Ferrero Rocher Cake

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Craving something indulgent? Dive into the delightful world of this Ferrero Rocher Cake, a heavenly blend of chocolate and hazelnut that’s sure to be a favorite.

Ferrero Rocher Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 8


*For the cake:*

  • 1/4 cup softened salted butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Nutella
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup strong coffee

*For the frosting:*

  • 1/2 cup softened salted butter
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream or milk


  • 8 Ferrero Rochers
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped roasted hazelnuts or macadamia nuts


*For the cake:*

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9-inch cake pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together softened butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vegetable oil.
  • Add Nutella, vanilla, and eggs. Mix until fully combined.
  • Incorporate flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and buttermilk. Mix until just combined.
  • Add hot coffee and mix until incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 40 minutes or until done.
  • Let the cake cool for 15 minutes before transferring it to a sheet.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before frosting.

*For the frosting:*

  • In a stand mixer, beat together softened butter and Nutella.
  • Add powdered sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt. Beat until smooth.
  • Gradually add heavy cream or milk until the frosting reaches the desired consistency.
  • Fill a piping bag with the frosting.

*For assembly:*

  • Level the top of the cooled cake with a serrated knife.
  • Spread 1/2 cup of Nutella on top, reaching the edges.
  • Sprinkle roasted hazelnuts around the edge of the cake.
  • Pipe rosettes around the edges and place unwrapped Ferrero Rochers on top of each rosette.
  • The cake stays delicious when covered with clear wrap for up to 3 days! Enjoy!

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