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Nutella Recipes – We gathered all of our favorite Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) recipes in one place; Get chocolatey recipe inspiration the next time you have a Nutella graving!
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Hello everyone, it’s Sara here from Life’s Little Sweets, and today I’m excited to talk to you about one of my favorite ingredients: Nutella! Nutella is a delicious, creamy spread made from roasted hazelnuts, cocoa, and sugar.
Where is Nutella from?
It originated in Italy in the 1940s, and has since become a beloved ingredient all around the world.
Why do people love Nutella?
One of the reasons that people love Nutella is its versatility. It can be used in sweet recipes, like cakes, cookies, and pancakes, as well as savory recipes, like sandwiches and dips. Its rich, chocolatey flavor pairs well with a wide variety of ingredients, making it a great addition to many different types of dishes.
Does Nutella have any nutritional benefits?
In addition to its delicious taste, Nutella is also a popular ingredient because of its nutritional benefits. It contains hazelnuts, which are a good source of healthy fats, as well as cocoa, which is rich in antioxidants. While it’s still important to enjoy Nutella in moderation, incorporating it into your diet can provide some health benefits. Let’s be real – it’s definitely considered by most to be a sweet treat!
Nutella recipe inspiration
If you’re looking to try Nutella in some new ways, I’ve got you covered! Here are some of my favorite Nutella recipes:
- Nutella Stuffed Cookies: These cookies are soft and chewy, and have a delicious surprise in the middle – a gooey, melty pocket of Nutella!
- Nutella Banana Bread: This banana bread is taken to the next level with the addition of Nutella swirled throughout. It’s a great way to use up overripe bananas and satisfy your chocolate cravings at the same time.
- Nutella Swirled Brownies: These brownies are rich, fudgy, and have a beautiful swirl of Nutella throughout. They’re perfect for when you’re in the mood for something chocolatey and decadent. Check out my recipe for Chocolate Nutella Brownies!
- Nutella Stuffed French Toast: This recipe is perfect for weekend brunch! Thick slices of bread are stuffed with Nutella and cooked until golden brown and crispy. Check out our recipes for Waffles with Nutella and Alpine Strawberries and Strawberry Nutella Waffles
- Nutella Hot Chocolate: This cozy drink is perfect for chilly days. It’s made with Nutella, milk, and a few other simple ingredients, and is sure to warm you up from the inside out. Check out our recipe for Nutella Coffee!
These are just a few of the many ways that you can use Nutella in your cooking and baking. Whether you’re a Nutella lover already, or you’ve never tried it before, I encourage you to give these recipes a try. Who knows, Nutella may just become your new favorite ingredient!
- First Published: 3/20/2023