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Jean’s Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
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Jean’s Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

I love nutella, but don’t like that it has more sugar than hazelnuts! To get all the details on how nutella compares with other commercial chocolate hazelnut spreads read my blog post called “Sugar with Added Hazelnuts”. I’ve looked online for recipes for homemade versions. All of them have you roasting and skinning hazelnuts…oy vey!...

Sugar with Added Hazelnuts
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Sugar with Added Hazelnuts

Would You Like Some Hazelnuts With That Sugar? I love nutella. It’s a guilty pleasure. Why guilty? If you’ve never bothered to read the ingredient list, the first ingredient is not hazelnuts, it’s not cocoa, it’s sugar. In fact, every 1 tbsp serving has 11 g of sugar. (The American version has 2 tbsp serving...

Hazelnut Cake
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Hazelnut Cake

This is my favourite cake recipe. How much do I love it? Well, it’s been my birthday cake for the last 5 years running. Pretty much since I was introduced to it. The original recipe came from my mother-in-law who is a self-taught cook who, legend has it, can create an exact replica of any...