Homemade “Nutella”

 

 

Prep Time: 15
Cook Time: 15 min
Servings: 2 cups 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups hazelnut
  • 2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon stevia powder
  • 4 tablespoon melted coconut oil, divided 

Direction: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the hazelnuts on the baking sheet. Roast for 13-15 minutes, shaking the pan every 5 minutes. 
  2. When the hazelnuts are done roasting, allow to cool slightly, then transfer them to a clean kitchen towel.
  3. In a kitchen sink over a colander, rub the hazelnuts between the kitchen towel vigorously for 3-4 minutes to remove any skins. It’s okay if all the skins don’t come off.
  4. Transfer the hazelnuts to a food processor and process until they turn into a nut butter, turning off the machine a few times to scrape down the sides. 
  5. Next add the vanilla extract, maple syrup, cacao powder, sea salt, stevia powder, and 2 tablespoons coconut oil. 
  6. Continue to process until the mixture comes together, stop the machine and add one tablespoon of coconut oil at a time and re-process. Depending on the food processor this step will take about 5-10 minutes. 
  7. The hazelnut texture will be smooth, but not liquid-y texture. You can taste test and if you would like more sweetness, add more maple syrup and process again. 
  8. Transfer to a clean jar, once cooled store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.

 

 

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