Hazelnut Butter


Hazelnut Nut Butter

Check out the recipe for hazelnut lava cakes.
Course: Essentials


  • 240 g raw hazelnuts You'll need a blender designed to make nut butters such as a Thermomix, Vitamix or Blendtec.


  • Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.   
  • Spread nuts out onto a baking sheet and place in preheated oven for 5-8 minutes
  • When skins have split open, remove the nuts and let them cool.
  • Place handfuls of the nuts into a clean kitchen towel and vigorously rub them together inside the towel. Skins will rub off easily. If they do not come off, return to the oven for 5 more minutes.
  • Once peeled, place the nuts into your blender and follow the machines instructions for making nut butter (generally high setting for 1-2 minutes.
  • Store nut butter in an airtight container.


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