Nutella is a staple in any chocolate lover’s day to day diet. Nutella’s smooth and nutty flavor is one that is adored by many, considering a jar is sold every 2.5 seconds.
Although this hazelnut spread is to die for, it is most definitely not health-conscious. This recipe contains only 50% of the calories and fat compared to store-bought Nutella.
- Prep Time:10 minutes
- Cook Time:20 minutes
- Total Time:30 minutes
- Servings:1 pint
- 1 cup hazelnuts
- 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup coconut milk
- 1 1/2 tablespoon honey
- 1 pinch of sea salt
Preheat oven to 275°F. Spread hazelnuts on a cookie sheet and roast approximately 15 minutes.
Remove and wrap hot hazelnuts in a kitchen towel. Cool for 10 minutes.
Rub hazelnuts together to remove skin.
Pulse hazelnuts in a food processor for for 3 minutes.
Ensure hazelnuts form a butter-like consistency.
Add chocolate chips, milk, honey and salt to a medium saucepan. Heat, on low heat, until chips are completely melted. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Add chocolate mixture to food processor and pulse until well combined with hazelnut butter. Add Nutella to a glass container and place it in refrigerator to cool and thicken.
Add to your favorite fruits, ice cream sundaes, toast. Explore the endless possibilities of Nutella– minus the guilt. Enjoy!