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Healthy 'Nutella' Hazelnut Chocolate Spread

Healthy 'Nutella' Hazelnut Chocolate Spread

Now I have always LOVED hazelnut chocolate spread (or Nutella) for as far back as I can remember! When we were children, because my sister was allergic to dairy, we didn’t have Nutella. My mother bought us this amazing dairy-free version.



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It was stickier and runnier than Nutella and we had great fun my mornings trying to successfully get the chocolate spread from the pot to our toast with a minimal amount landing on the tablecloth or out clothes until finally the washing bill became too expensive and we moved on to honey……….


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But have no fear for your favourite blouse this healthy version of hazelnut chocolate spread is more in the style of Nutella (a joy I discovered in my first year of uni!) It is firmer so much less messy and the taste ahhhh…………………irresistible! ;)


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I mean don’t get me wrong – if you are a fan of runny chocolate spread another ¼ cup of non-dairy milk will get you there and it’s a great alternative! This is everything that you could want from a chocolate hazelnut spread – delicious, super easy to make and perfect on. Hang on – that was my only problem when I first made this up.  I no longer eat bread and therefore toast……………………..


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This dilemma did not last long – I quickly found a teaspoon in the drawer…………………………


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Since then I have baked a hazelnut and zucchini loaf literally just so I could smoother it with chocolate hazelnut spread!! But it also worked perfectly on my banana cake, as a topping on slices, ice cream or cupcakes and I have been informed by my favourite niece that it is especially good in porridge. It’s super versatile and so yummy with everything!!!


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Let me know what you eat yours with!!! ;)


Healthy 'Nutella' Hazelnut Chocolate Spread

Prep Time: 2 mins                                                                

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Makes: 2 Jars                                        


1 Cup Hazelnut Butter

2 tbsps. Coconut Oil - melted

¼ Cup Cocoa Powder

¼ Cup Maple Syrup

¼ Cup Non-Dairy Milk

2 tsps. Powdered Vanilla

¼ tsp. Himalayan Salt


1) In a bowl mix together all the ingredients until thoroughly combined.


2) Spoon into an airtight jar (I used a Kilner Jar) and store in the fridge until needed.

If you like a smoother spread you can put the ingredients into the blender and blend until completely smooth.


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