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Learn how-to cook your own Nutella inspired chocolate hazelnut spread in #TechniqueTuesday with Kate from The Gluten Free Alchemist.


  • How to make a spread. Easy Home Made More Nut, Less Sugar (Healthier Than Nutella Then....) Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you need to roast your raw blanched hazelnuts (if they are not already roasted) : preheat the oven to 200 C/400 F/Gas 6. Spread the raw hazelnuts on a baking tray and place in the oven for about 10 minutes until golden, giving the nuts a shake on the tray a couple of times during roasting to prevent burning.

  • How to make a spread. Easy Home Made More Nut, Less Sugar (Healthier Than Nutella Then....) Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place the nuts in a heavy duty blender with the oil.

  • How to make a spread. Easy Home Made More Nut, Less Sugar (Healthier Than Nutella Then....) Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Step 3
    Step 3

    Blend until you have a very smooth liquid (this will take a few minutes). Make sure you blend in bursts and scrape down the sides to catch all the nut pieces.

  • How to make a spread. Easy Home Made More Nut, Less Sugar (Healthier Than Nutella Then....) Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add the icing sugar, cocoa, vanilla and salt and blend again.

  • Step 5

    Place the chopped chocolate into a glass heat-proof bowl and use either a microwave (on 30 second bursts at medium setting stirring between each) or set over a pan of barely simmering water (stirring frequently), to melt the chocolate.

  • How to make a spread. Easy Home Made More Nut, Less Sugar (Healthier Than Nutella Then....) Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pour the liquid chocolate into the blender with the other ingredients and blend again until you have a smooth, even mixture.

  • How to make a spread. Easy Home Made More Nut, Less Sugar (Healthier Than Nutella Then....) Chocolate Hazelnut Spread - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pour into jars. The spread will be hot and runny from the blending process, but will firm up as it cools.
    Store at room temperature.

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