You know that moment when you’re craving something sweet, and then you start craving caffeine? Or you’re craving coffee, and then you start craving something sweet?

Today I’ll talk about the perfect balance between both coffee and the always amazing Nutella!

In this article, you’ll find all the information needed to make this coffee at home, why it’s so amazing, the best coffee to use, and the number of calories.

What is Nutella coffee?

Nutella coffee is a sweet and creamy beverage with a hint of hazelnut. It’s topped with whipped cream to make it extra decadent, and you can finish it with an additional drizzle of chocolate sauce!

Nutella coffee.

This recipe can be made in just five minutes, making it the perfect drink for your mornings when you don’t have a lot of time or as an afternoon pick-me-up.

It’s a delicious combination of two of my favorite things, and if you also love coffee and Nutella, you’ll be amazed by this recipe.

What ingredients are used in this recipe?

This Nutella coffee is easy to make and requires just a few ingredients. Have a look below for the full breakdown:

  • Brewed coffee
  • Nutella
  • Whipped cream
All ingredients that are used to make Nutella coffee at home.

I’ll talk more about which coffee fits this recipe best a bit further down.

In this recipe, I like to add a bit of whipped cream. It’ll give the coffee a bit more depth and thickness.

The combination of freshly brewed coffee, Nutella, and whipped cream is a winner. You can also choose to add a drizzle of chocolate sauce to finish the drink.

But this is all up to you. It’s a great way to customize this drink to your preference!

Tip: You can easily make the chocolate sauce at home; you can find the full recipe here.

Why Nutella is a great add-in for your daily coffee

The creamy and sweet flavor of Nutella is unmatched. It’s so simple to add a bit to your coffee and create a whole different-tasting coffee.

Because you can buy it almost anywhere, you can always have some on hand. It’s also a great way to make amazing coffees when family or friends are coming over.

You won’t have to go through the trouble of making chocolate sauce or any other flavorings to make your coffee taste different than normal.

And the best part about all? You can use it for any coffee you like to drink! Below, I’ll talk more about the coffee I recommend adding the Nutella to:

What is the best coffee to use?

Making Nutella coffee at home is super easy, and the best thing is: you can use your favorite coffee!

If you want the easiest Nutella coffee, brew a nice cup of coffee with your Nespresso or Keurig machine.

You add the desired amount of Nutella to freshly-brewed coffee and stir until well mixed.

The result is a rich, flavorful drink that tastes much like chocolate coffee. It’s light and sweet enough for breakfast or late in the morning when you want something nutritious but not heavy.

A few other ways of making coffee at home is with the following coffee brewers:

  • Chemex
  • Hario V60
  • French press

The first two, the Chemex and Hario V60 are pour over coffee brewers. The coffee they produce is a bit more mellow and refined and makes for an exceptional basis for this drink.

You can also use the French press, which is my favorite coffee brewer for this recipe. The French press makes a more robust coffee because the ground coffee is steeped with water, making it the strongest coffee out of the three brewers.

Brewing coffee with the French press.

Depending on your flavor preference, you can choose one of the coffee brewers above.

If you want to learn how to brew coffee with them, you can check out my beginner’s guide to brewing coffee!

Now that you know all about it, let’s jump into the recipe so you can make it yourself:

Hot Nutella Coffee

Homemade Nutella coffee.

This easy-to-make Nutella coffee will make your mornings even more perfect!

Prep Time 4 minutes
Additional Time 1 minute
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 3/4 cup (0.18 l) of brewed coffee
  • 2 tbsp (30 grams) of Nutella
  • A serving of whipped cream


Collect all the ingredients needed for the recipe. After that, follow the steps below to make your Nutella coffee:

  1. The first step in this recipe is brewing the coffee. Make sure to choose the coffee that you love the most.
  2. After your coffee is brewed, grab a tall glass.
  3. Add the Nutella to the glass.
  4. Pour roughly half the coffee into the glass.
  5. Stir the Nutella and coffee until everything is well-combined. This can take a few seconds.
  6. Then, pour the remaining coffee into the glass and give it another mix.
  7. Finally, finish your Nutella coffee with a serving of whipped cream.
  8. You can serve it with a straw or spoon so you can easily stir the whipped cream through the coffee.

Now, all there's left to do is enjoying your homemade Nutella coffee!


You can use as much or as little whipped cream in your coffee; this depends on the level of sweetness you prefer in your daily coffee.

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Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 251Total Fat: 15.4gSaturated Fat: 6/8gUnsaturated Fat: 1.3gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 41mgCarbohydrates: 24.5gFiber: 1gSugar: 22.6gProtein: 2.6g

How many calories are in Nutella coffee?

This decadent coffee is pretty high in calories. Because of the combination of the sweetness from Nutella and whipped cream, the total number of calories is 251.

The Nutella makes up for 200 calories and the whipped cream 51. If you’re going to make this coffee without whipped cream, you’ll also lower the number of calories.

Although the calories are high, it’s a delicious treat. I like to make it every once in a while and really enjoy it!

Can I put Nutella in more coffee recipes?

Before closing off this article, you might be wondering if you can put your Nutella into more coffee recipes!

Guess what?

You can! Here are a few great examples:


I hope you’ll try this recipe for Nutella coffee. It’s so easy to make and tastes delicious! If you like coffee and like Nutella, then there’s no doubt that you’ll love the taste of this delicious drink!

The next time you have morning visitors, whip up a batch of these cups of joe in no time at all.

If you like reading about these recipes (and making them!), then have a look below. I’ve listed a few Nutella-based and easy-to-make coffee recipes to try out.

Do you like sweetened coffees? Let me know by leaving a comment down below. If you have any other questions regarding coffee, you can also contact me directly by pressing the “Contact Me” button at the top!

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