Cacao Nut Butter - Vegan and Gluten Free

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes plus 10 minutes blending

Allergy Information: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Lactose Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 270g hazelnuts 
  • 100g almonds
  • 3 tbsp. cacao powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon powder




  1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, gas mark 4.
  2. Cover a baking try with baking parchment, add the nuts and roast for 10 minutes.
  3. Next, you need to remove most of the skins from the hazelnuts. This is done by placing the nuts in a clean kitchen towel and, holding the towel in one hand, rub the nuts together, through the towel, with your other hand.
  4. Place the nuts (minus the skins) into a blender and blend until oil is released and the nuts form a paste (this takes approximately 8-10 minutes, depending on your blender. You may need to stop half way through and let the blender cool).
  5. Add Cacao Powder, the vanilla extract and cinnamon powder and continue blending until smooth. 
  6. Note: Unlike bought chocolate spreads, it won't go 'smooth smooth' because it still has some of the skins.


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