Vegan Hazelnut Cocoa Spread
8 oz (227g) Hazelnuts 2 oz (57g) Unsweetened (100% Cacao) Chocolate Baking Bar 1/3 Cup Sugar 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1/4 Tsp Salt Preparations: None. Directions: 1- Roast the hazelnuts for 15 minutes over 350 º (177º C). 2- Peel the skin off of the hazelnuts. 3- Grind the hazelnuts until creamy. 4- Combine the creamy hazelnuts with vanilla extract, salt, and sugar. 5- Melt the chocolate baking bar and stir into the hazelnuts.
Vegan Hazelnut Cocoa Spread CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Homemade hazelnut cocoa spread makes a big difference comparing to its commercially produced counterpart. Although it may be high in sugar, it contains less then half of the famous brands. To compare this Homemade hazelnut cocoa spread with the leading brand; In 100g this recipe has 21g sugar but the one you would get from the supermarket contains more than 57g with is more than half of what the serving actually weighs. Hazelnuts are very beneficial to our hearts. Hazelnuts may help reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Hazelnuts contains rich amounts of folate. Folate helps reduce the risk of stroke and is believed to may reduce the risk of colon cancer. Hazelnuts are an excellent source of vitamin E. Chocolate is also filled with anti oxidants also. Freshly homemade hazelnut cocoa spread contains very high amounts of manganese. One serving (3.5 oz / 100g) of vegan hazelnut cocoa spread recipe contains 19 percent iron. It is also a rich source in energy and has no cholesterol. One serving of hazelnut cocoa spread has 555 calories (423 calories from fat), 47g total fat (8g saturated fat), 163mg sodium, 437mg potassium, 34.2g total carbohydrates (8.5g dietary fiber, 21.7g sugar), and 10.7g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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