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I may or may not have had a 2-minute low carb English muffin with homemade sugar-free Nutella spread with my coffee this morning. Hey, don’t judge! This indulgent sounding little meal is actually packed with protein and healthy fat, sans the carbs, gluten, and sugar. Besides, I needed a quick and easy low carb breakfast to conquer this busy day.
How is it that the long Thanksgiving weekend always flies right by? You think you have all this time, but it quickly fills up with multiple get-togethers for different sides of the family, frenzied holiday shopping, and whatever tasks you’ve been putting off doing around the house. With December right around the corner, it feels like the holiday season is here.
You want something festive, and maybe chocolate-y. But with how busy this time tends to get, not to mention all the food you just made for Thanksgiving, many of us need a little break from cooking.
Sugar-free Nutella Spread Recipe
Sugar-free Nutella spread is a wonderful way to solve this little problem of “need chocolate” + “no cooking”. It requires just five ingredients and a few minutes to whip up! When you don’t want to spend time in the kitchen, it’ll satisfy your craving for chocolate (and Nutella!) over the aforementioned microwave English muffin.
Like any nut butter, this low carb Nutella spread does sometimes thicken slightly over time. Partly this happens due to natural oil separation.
If your recipe needs it to be ultra spreadable, or if it’s just denser than you like a few days later, you can always blend in a little more oil to make it smoother. Otherwise, if you just find that the oil separated toward the top, you’ll also want to blend it again. Don’t just pour it off, or the spread will be too hard. Try blending first without adding anything, and if it’s still too thick you can try adding a little more oil.
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Tools To Make Keto Nutella
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- High-powered blender – This professional grade blender is the perfect choice for this recipe.
- Baking sheet – You will love this baking sheet. It’s heavy duty and anti warp.
- Parchment paper – I always prefer to line my baking sheets with parchment paper to make clean-up easier.
Low Carb Sugar-free Nutella Spread Recipe
This sugar-free Nutella recipe is the perfect chocolate hazelnut spread. Low carb, paleo, gluten-free and just delicious. Only 5 ingredients!
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Tap on the times in the instructions below to start a kitchen timer while you cook.
Arrange the hazelnuts in a single layer on the baking sheet. Roast for 8-10 minutes, until they are browned and fragrant.
Place the hazelnuts into a large container or bowl with a lid. Shake vigorously to remove loose skins. Repeat the process as needed, setting aside hazelnuts that already have their skins removed. Alternatively, rub the hazelnuts inside a folded towel to remove the skins.
Melt the chocolate chips in a small bowl in the microwave, or in a double boiler on the stovetop.
Add Besti Powdered, cocoa powder, melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and coconut oil. Process for an additional 1-2 minutes, until the spread is smooth and glossy.
Sugar-free Nutella spread will thicken a little more as it cools. Refrigerate for a thicker, more spreadable consistency.
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The sugar-free Nutella spread can be stored at room temperature in an air tight jar for a month.
Serving size: 2 tablespoons
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