Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

A luxurious mix of chocolate and hazelnuts to complement crêpes, pretzels, and sweet strawberries.

Makes 550 ml (20 servings) 
Total Time 12 Minutes
Difficulty Advanced
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container

Ingredients

  • 60 g (¼ cup) peanut oil
  • 400 g (3 cups) hazelnuts, toasted, skinless
  • 150 g (1 cup) milk chocolate chips
  • 150 g (1 cup) bittersweet chocolate, or dark chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Place the peanut oil and hazelnuts into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then increase speed to Variable 8 and remove lid plug. Insert the tamper and press the ingredients towards the blades.
  2. After about 1 minute, when a smooth butter has formed, add the chocolate a little at a time through the lid plug opening, tamping only if necessary.
  3. Once all of the chocolate has been added, increase speed to its highest setting and run for an additional 20-30 seconds. Cool in refrigerator to thicken before serving.

1 comment

  • Karen

    Love this recipe, I make it without the peanut oil – yum!


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