How to make homemade Nutella: the creamiest recipe

Discover step by step how to make homemade Nutella. Besides being a very easy recipe, it is healthier than the packaged one. Enjoy the chocolate hazelnut spread!

Nutella or Nocilla, as it is called in Spain, is a hazelnut and cocoa cream that is a classic among Spanish breakfasts and snacks. This cocoa and hazelnut spread has many fans and was a formidable food until the industry got greedy and started putting more sugar on it and less of everything else .

Have you ever wanted to prepare a homemade hazelnut and cocoa cream? One as good as the famous Nutella, admired by children, and not so children, but in a much healthier version? Well pay attention, now you can do it with this simple recipe that will surprise everyone.

Homemade hazelnut and cocoa cream recipe

Discover in this article how to prepare the famous homemade cocoa and hazelnut cream at home and how to combine it in a healthy way by putting your ingenuity to the test. In addition, we will teach you how to make homemade Nutella also with Thermomix, so take a seat and enjoy this sweet preparation. Prepared?


  • 200 g of shelled hazelnuts
  • 200 ml of milk or other vegetable drink
  • 180 g of extra virgin olive oil or 100 g of butter
  • 100 g of brown sugar or 50 g of honey
  • 3-4 tablespoons of good quality bitter cocoa
  • 1 pinch of vanilla in crushed seeds or vanilla essence
  • 1 pinch of sea salt


  1. Put the hazelnuts in the oven preheated to170ºC to toast them for about 15 minutes. Then peel them carefully not to burn yourself and chop them.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a pot and cook them very well in a double boiler over low heat,stirring without stopping and without letting it come to a boil until the cream thickens.
  3. Pour the hazelnut cream into airtight, sterilized, clean and dry jarsthat you can keep in a dark, cool and dry place or in the refrigerator.
  4. Once you open the jar to use the homemade Nutella, the rest must be kept in the refrigerator very well closed.

Other variants of homemade Nutella

You can vary the ingredients of the original preparation to obtain different flavors, such as, for example, remove a few grams of hazelnuts and add almonds, change the olive oil for coconut oil … This way you will get a cream with your favorite flavors. There are variations for all tastes, such as the ones shown below:

If you are lactose intolerant, you can use this homemade hazelnut cream:

  • 120 g of hazelnuts
  • 80 g of brown sugar
  • 240 g oat drink
  • 1 tablespoon of olive or coconut oil
  • 300 g of dark chocolate melted in a water bath.

If you are an athlete and you combine aerobic with anaerobic exercise:

  • 150 g of hazelnuts
  • 100 g of brown sugar or panela
  • 240 g whole milk
  • A pinch of ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Dark chocolate to taste

You can also use condensed milk to enrich it and give it a sweeter touch. In addition, with this homemade Nutella cream you can accompany other recipes such as crepes, braids, sweet cakes, cakes, truffles, cookies …

Homemade Nutella Benefits

Even though our homemade hazelnut cream will look very different than a store-bought cream, you can be sure that it will be much healthier. In the first place, because healthy oils are used for its preparation, such as olive or coconut, rich in Omega 3 and 6 and vitamins with multiple benefits for our body.

In addition, the main ingredients are hazelnuts and dark chocolate, two delicious foods capable of satisfying nutritional needs. In fact, hazelnuts contain significant levels of essential amino acids and vitamin E, are rich in lipids and a great source of phytosterols, a substance that helps prevent heart disease. They also contain monounsaturated fats, which help lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

As for dark chocolate, it is a great source of antioxidants that are also found in foods such as tea, red wine, citrus fruits and red fruits. Its daily consumption in moderate amounts is capable of reducing blood pressure and bad cholesterol . Finally, it provides a great anti-inflammatory effect.

The real problem with homemade Nutella is the calories, since excess is associated with being overweight, implicated in the appearance of many diseases. So enjoy this tasty recipe, but in moderation.

How to make homemade Nutella in Thermomix

This hazelnut and cocoa cream known to all as Nutella or Nocilla is very, very easy to make in the Thermomix. In addition, you can not only use it to spread on sandwiches, crepes, waffles, etc., but it can also serve as a base for other recipes, such as Nutella cake, Nutella muffins or a puff pastry with hazelnut cream. Take note!


  • 100 g of roasted and peeled hazelnuts
  • 150g sugar
  • 100 g of dark chocolate for desserts
  • 100 g white chocolate
  • 100 g of milk chocolate
  • 200 g of whole milk (one glass)
  • 150 g of extra virgin olive oil


  1. First, crush the hazelnutsand sugar in the Thermomix at speed 10 until they are very fine, about 15 seconds more or less. Then add the different types of chocolate to the Thermomix glass and crush for 20 seconds at speed 9.
  2. Next, add the milk and the oil and program 7 minutes at 50º of temperatureand on speed 4.
  3. Lastly, put the mixture in airtight containers and let it cool before storing in the fridge to thicken it.
  4. This homemade Nutella or cocoa cream is delicious and will last for 2-3 weeks in the fridge. It can also be frozen, so you can have it when you need it. We hope you like it as much as we do!


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