We have been feeling a little left out lately seeing recipes that include Nutella since it is not vegan. We decided it was high time to make our own vegan version. We used dark chocolate cocoa powder, because in our mind, the higher the cocoa count, the yummier the food. However, you can use regular cocoa powder, if you prefer.
What You Need:
- Place hazelnuts on a cookie sheet and roast them in the oven at 425 degrees for 10 minutes.
- Once the hazelnuts are cooled enough to touch, start removing the skins. I found the easiest way was to place a handfull into your palm and rub your hands together like you are making a ball out of dough. It’s alright if some of the skins don’t come off.
- Place the peeled hazelnuts in the food processor & process until it forms a paste (about a minute).
- Place all other ingredients in the food processor and blend until creamy (about 2 more minutes).