Homemade Nutella

Another week, another exciting Healthy Food Friday with American Express! This week is one of my favorites, and by the title you may see why. Homemade Nutella… can I get a HUGE yes?!

Hazelnuts are delicious. They contain health benefits and well, combined with good quality chocolate and good-for-you ingredients you essentially have a healthier version of the amazing Nutella. Only it tastes EVEN better. I promise.

The Benefits of Hazelnuts

Chocolatey hazelnut flavor, spreadable, and amazing. Don’t forget a spoonful (or two) while it’s warm!

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Homemade Nutella

Preparation 0:10 2017-02-24T00:10:00+00:00 Cook Time 0:20 2017-02-24T00:20:00+00:00 Serves     adjust servings
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400
  • 2. Spread hazelnuts on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, watching closely to avoid the hazelnuts burning
  • 3. Remove from the oven and place into a towel- rub and shake until the brown skin starts to come off
  • 4. Once mostly removed (don't worry if there are a few stubborn ones)
  • 5. Place roasted hazelnuts in the food processor and process until it becomes a smooth butter (5-7 minutes)
  • 6. Add in oil, palm sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, and salt
  • 7. Blend for another 2-3 minutes until smooth
  • 8. Heat chocolate over the stove or microwave; pour into the food processor, along with the honey, and blend until smooth (5 minutes or more)
  • 9. Store in an air-tight container for 1-2 weeks*
  • 10. Let cool completely before serving (but definitely try it warm!)
  • Recipe Notes

  • *Store in either the refrigerator or in a cabinet
  • Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 100g
    Amount Per Serving As Served
    Calories 379 Calories from fat 197
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat 22 34%
    Saturated Fat 16 80%
    Sodium 7488 312%
    Carbohydrate 46 15%
    Dietary Fiber 1 4%
    Sugars 37
    Protein 4
    Cholesterol 2 1%

    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Calories 2000 2500
    Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
    Sat Fat Less than 25g 80g
    Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
    Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
    Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
    Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

     

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    Homemade Nutella

    Homemade Nutella

    What will YOU spread your homemade Nutella on? Do you have a favorite recipe using the classic spread?

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