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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

A luxurious mix of chocolate and hazelnuts to complement crêpes, pretzels, and sweet strawberries, and so much more
Prep Time 12 minutes
Servings 20 (550ml)


  • Vitamix Explorian E320 Blender
  • Spatula
  • Glass bottle


  • ¼ c peanut oil (60ml)
  • 3 c hazelnuts (400g) toasted, skinned
  • 1 c chocolate chips (150g)
  • 1 c bittersweet chocolate, or dark chocolate (150g)


  • Place the peanut oil and hazelnuts into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid
  • Start the blender on its lowest speed, then increase speed to Variable 8 and remove lid plug
  • Insert the tamper and press the ingredients towards the blades
  • After about 1 minute, when a smooth butter has formed, add the chocolate a little at a time through the lid plug opening, tamping only if necessary
  • Once all of the chocolate has been added, increase speed to its highest setting and run for an additional 20-30 seconds
  • Cool in refrigerator to thicken before serving


How to make the chocolate hazelnut spread in a Vitamix - LINK
Vitamix used in the video differs to the Vitamix Explorian E320 - for illustration purposes only.

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