How Can I Make Homemade Nutella?

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Q: I have been trying to make a healthier version of Nutella, using almond butter as a base, but I have had very little luck.

Do you have any suggestions tips on making a chocolate almond butter for a fussy little eater?

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Editor: TBD has been working to recreate Nutella at home, and given that a mom is suing Nutella for making false health claims (see story here at NPR) this is not a bad project for all of us who love the hazelnut-chocolate spread to think about!

Fortunately, we have a recipe for you. We are going to send you straight over to David Lebovitz, who just posted a scrumptious-looking recipe for Nutella:

Homemade Nutella from David Lebovitz

Also check out a previous, similar discussion linked below. Readers, any experience with this recipe or with others?


Related: How Can I Make Nutella At Home?

(Image: David Lebovitz)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.