Friday, 25 November 2011

Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

I made what!?!? Yup it's nutella!!!! A bit of an adults version as i made it with 55% cocoa dark chocolate so it isn't sickly sweet, it is quite rich though! You could probably add some sugar or use 50/50 milk to dark or all milk chocolate if you wanted it to be a tad sweeter.

It was really easy to make... just roast, blend, melt, blend!

You don't need a Thermomix to make this - a decent food processor/blender will suffice!

Homemade Nutella

200g hazelnuts, roasted and skins peeled off
100ml milk
25g skim milk powder
150g dark chocolate

Place the hazelnuts in the TMX bowl and turbo until crumbs form (you will need to keep scraping down the side of the bowl.) Blend at speed 6 for 2 minutes, scraping down the bowl at least once. Hopefully your hazelnuts will miraculously liquify!

Remove the liquid hazelnuts from the TMX bowl. 

In the TMX bowl add milk, milk powder and chocolate (don't worry about cleaning the bowl.) Heat for 2 minutes at 50 degrees on speed 3 until chocolate is melted and well incorporated. Add hazelnut mixture and blend on speed 6 for 1 minute, scraping down as necessary, until you have nutella!

This is the way i did it - i made it up as i went along. You may be able to just add the chocolate and milk to the hazelnut mixture and heat and blend - i'll have to try this next time!

Sarah xx

PS. The house still reeks of onions! Luckily the taste of the caramelised onions more than makes up for it!