The first time I ever had Nutella was over 50 years ago and it was a mind-blowing experience. I was about 6 years old, and my family was on a trip to Europe, and we were somewhere in the Netherlands. I have this vivid memory of the small bed and breakfast we stayed at.
The other vivid memory of Nutella I had was a breakfast. Breakfast consisted of a perfect little piece of toast with Nutella smeared across it.
In all my life having chocolate for breakfast was unheard of and this was the most delicious concoction I had ever tasted! Nutella hadn’t made it to the states much at that point. But as we know all that has changed, and Nutella is available everywhere. Unfortunately, the ingredients have gotten more and more unhealthy. Along with the sugar, which was always in it, they started using really awful hydrogenated seed oils in Nutella.
We are so thrilled to be able to make and share our own healthy hazelnut chocolate spread Nutella copycat recipe with you! By using allulose for sweetener and a little bit of an avocado oil for the creamy sensation, this recipe is an absolute treat. I’ll be honest we haven’t yet gotten it to be as smooth as the commercial types, but we are happy with the outcome nonetheless!
While Nutella is delicious, and frankly addicting, its ingredients are not very healthy and have a very high carb content. The first two ingredients are sugar and palm oil, it also contains skim milk and emulsifiers. The suggested serving size of 1 teaspoon contains 8.6 grams of carbohydrates, and who would eat that little in one go? Even at the serving size of 2 Tablespoons (still not very much) has a whopping 23 grams of carbohydrates.
On the other hand, making your own sugar-free healthy hazelnut chocolate spread only takes a few minutes, and you can enjoy as much as you like without sacrificing your health. Our recipe for homemade hazelnut chocolate spread is dairy free, sugar free, and is mostly just hazelnuts blended with cocoa powder and allulose.
This recipe only requires 5 ingredients and very little preparation!
Hazelnuts– 9 oz hazelnuts, raw or already toasted.
Oil– 3.5 tsp Avocado oil. You may adjust the amount to achieve the right consistency.
Salt– 1/8 tsp to enhance the chocolate flavor.
Allulose– 1/3 Cup (~2.2oz)
Vanilla– 1/2 tsp
Cocoa powder– 2 Tbs. Sifting can help prevent clumps.
Leftover healthy hazelnut chocolate spread can be stored in the fridge for a couple months.
Homemade healthy hazelnut chocolate spread is a delicious snack on a toasted Fox Hill Kitchens Awesome Bunz.
It is also a wonderful addition to low carb French toast made with our Bunz.
Or as a dip for our Cinnamon Crisps!
Remember to share your photos of you making this healthy hazelnut chocolate spread recipe with us on Instagram and Facebook @foxhillkitchens!
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