Homemade Nutella and Homemade Peanut Butter
Nutella (aka chocolate hazlenut spread) is a big hit at my house. We all love it but I don’t love some of the ingredients so I went looking for a homemade alternative. I ended up settling on a combination of Elsie + Emma’s A Beautiful Mess recipe and The Splendid Table’s version.
Thanks also to Elsie and Emma who reminded me that making peanut butter is as simple as throwing dry roasted peanut into the food processor, whizzing until it becomes peanut butter (5-6 minutes) and adding some salt at the end. Yes folks, it really is that easy and the results are better and fresher than store bought peanut butter.
5-6 Tbsp cocoa powder (I just used no name but lots of recipes recommended Dutch Process)
1/4 c. pure maple syrup (don’t use the fake stuff)
1/4 c. vegetable oil
4 Tbsp coconut milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt