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Homemade Nutella

4.68 from 28 votes
Make Homemade Nutella with just a few simple ingredients and enjoy a healthier version of the delicious chocolatey spread.
Homemade Nutella and Crepes made from scratch. Never buy store bought Nutella again.

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Hi Bold Bakers!

Nutella makes a regular appearance here on Bigger Bolder Baking. I love any ingredient that is versatile and that’s exactly what Nutella is all about. But did you know you can easily make it at home? It just takes a few simple ingredients to make the delicious chocolatey spread! Watch my video on how to make homemade Nutella and Crepes below.

And there’s so much you can use your Nutella to make including a few of my favorites:

3 Ingredients Nutella Brownies are something I made recently and let me tell you not only are they easy but if you are a chewy brownie fan then these are right up your alley.

If cookies are more up your alley then I have just the thing for you. My 3 Ingredient Nutella Cookies are simple to mix up in minutes by hand and I bet you can make and enjoy them in no time!

My 3 Ingredient Nutella Mug Brownie  is my go-to dessert when my sweet tooth kicks in late at night. Not only is it just 3 ingredients but it is mixed and cooked all in the same mug!! Crazy, I know.

Now, if you are looking for something with a little bit more sophistication for after a dinner party then you can’t go wrong with my 3 Ingredient Nutella Truffles. You won’t believe how delicious they are and they only require 3 ingredients.

Watch The Recipe Video!

Homemade Nutella Recipe

4.68 from 28 votes
Make Homemade Nutella with just a few simple ingredients and enjoy a healthier version of the delicious chocolatey spread.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2 jars
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Make Homemade Nutella with just a few simple ingredients and enjoy a healthier version of the delicious chocolatey spread.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 2 jars


  • 1 generous cups (5 ¼ oz /150g) hazelnuts
  • 100 g/4oz milk chocolate , melted and cooled
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup (65g/2 1/4oz) icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (or any flavorless oil)


  • Roast at 200º C for 10-15 mins until very fragrant and well roasted.
  • While warm rub them vigorously with a cloth towel to remove as much of the skins as possible.
  • Place the hazelnuts in a food processor and blend until it forms a very smooth peanut butter-like paste. This takes a little over 2 minutes. Note: While it is processing make sure to scrape down the bowl so that all of the nuts get blended up well. You need the nut paste to be very smooth.
  • When the paste resembles peanut butter and is smooth and shiny on top then it is done. You need to get it smooth now so that your finished nutella will also be smooth
  • Add in the remaining ingredients: Cocoa powder, icing sugar, cooled melted chocolate, vanilla extract and vegetable oil.
  • Continue blending all of these ingredients together for around another 90 seconds or so. Just like before, stop the machine to wipe down the sides to ensure everything is getting blended. When it is smooth and is lovely and shiny then it is done.
  • Store your Nutella in an airtight jar at room temperature for 4 weeks.


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Carmen Tenney
Carmen Tenney
2 years ago

Can I rate this 10 stars?!? This recipe is amazing. I made this for my kids as they love Nutella. I love it so much….. there goes my Keto diet!! Yummy yum yum yum.

1 year ago

Hi Gemma, congratulations to your bundle of joy!
I have made your Nutella recipe twice with a little modification! Instead of milk chocolate I added bittersweet chocolate. It is awesome!
Thank you for sharing your recipes!!!

P M(@pmajumder)
1 month ago

Hi Gemma,
How can I make hazelnut paste/butter/gianduja? Is it roasted hazelnuts blended until it turns into a paste (like you have here), or should I be adding something else like milk or semi-sweet chocolate to it?

Thanks, I know I can rely on your advice 😊

2 months ago

Dear Gemma,
Thanks for another amazing recipe.
I have a small problem though. When I put the Nutella into the jar, it had a wonderful smooth texture, but the next morning, it had hardened. Any idea what went wrong and how I can salvage it? Tastes delicious, just not spreadable.
Thanks a bunch!

#Nutella-less freak (lol)
#Nutella-less freak (lol)
7 months ago

Hello!!!!!!! I REALLY NEED HELP ASAP. I was making my nutella but it was too grainy, and never formed a smooth paste.What am I supposed to do? I’M FREAKING OUT (not really ha ha ha)

Poojani Weerakkody
Poojani Weerakkody(@poojani-weerakkody)
10 months ago

Hi Gemma, Actually I don’t have a food processor. So can I use my blender or the grinder instead of the food processor. Thanks

1 year ago

Hi, I didn’t see my question in the comments yet: how to make a vegan version? Just use vegan chocolate? Or can chocolate be left out?
Love your youtube channel btw 🙂

1 year ago

Hi Gemma, I want to make this but my family doesn’t use Nutella much, so I was wondering if I could store this in the fridge for longer than four weeks? If not no worries.😊

1 year ago

Hi Gemma!
As I look through more and more of your recipes, I’m finding so many things you can make at home! “At this point you can make anything at home” – Quote-on-quote from my sister. LOL.
It’s mind-blowing and super amazing!
One question: At what temperature Fahrenheit do we roast the hazelnuts?
Thank you!
Lots of love,
Gabbie 🙃

Swaleha shaikh
Swaleha shaikh(@swaleha96)
1 year ago

Hey gemma! I’ll be making this nutella this week. I had 2 questions. 1. Can i substitute sugar with a few dates? Do you think it will work? 2. Can i skip cocoa powder? Will just melted chocolate work? Thank you for your amazing recipes!

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