Homemade Nutella + Holiday Baking Giveaway

Monday, November 26, 2012
Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella (swoon)

Oooooh yeahhh. Holiday Homemade Nutella. This is happening.

When my favorite “deep-fried Southern belle” friend Rachel asked me to participate in her annual Holiday Bake Sew Craft Along, I was super excited. Really, I was just excited to say “y’all” in my guest post.

holiday bake craft sew along

If you’re into DIY projects or are looking for homemade food gifts for the holidays, you have to check out this project. Each day this month, an awesome group of domestic goddesses are guest posting around the theme “a handmade homemade holiday.” Rachel’s A Southern Fairytale is hosting 30 days of food gifts, while Kelly from According to Kelly is featuring 30 days of holiday crafts, and Cindy from Skip to My Lou has 30 days of gift inspiration from the sewing machine.

Best of all, I get to offer you guys a killer GIVEAWAY perfect for the holiday baking season!

As I racked my brain for a tasty homemade gift idea to share, these Christmas Cookie Jars came to mind. They’ve always been a big hit, but I think this year I’ve found something else that may just top that: Homemade Nutella. Good heavens. This stuff is divine.

Homemade Nutella Ingredients

Homemade Nutella Ingredients

And so easy to make. No melting chocolate, no heating milk, or double boilers. Literally, this recipe is just six ingredients blended to smooth, creamy decadence, and poured into a pretty jar.

Nutella in the Vitamix

Blend, Whir, Yum

That’s it! Oh, and did I mention, it’s vegan and gluten-free? Yep, this Nutella is a winner.

hazelnuts

They’re not perfectly skinned. Perfectly ok.

Holiday Homemade Nutella

Holiday Homemade Nutella

You will be sure to make somebody very very happy with this homemade Nutella. It’s pretty flippin amazing slathered on banana bread. A spoonful of it will transform your morning coffee into something spectacular. Yeah…you may want to make a double batch.

Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

For the Homemade Nutella recipe,
hop on over to my guest post on A Southern Fairytale!

Now for the GIVEAWAY!

holiday bakeing giveaway

One lucky winner will receive all these goodies:

  • $100 credit to Sweet! Baking Supplies
  • Decorating Cookies: 60+ Designs for Holidays, Celebrations & Everyday by Bridget Edwards of Bake at 350
  • Focus On Food Photography for Bloggers: The Fundamentals by Matt Armendariz of Matt Bites
  • Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Nicole Young
  • Cookie Cravings by Maria Lichty of Two Peas and Their Pod

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43 Responses to “Homemade Nutella + Holiday Baking Giveaway”

  1. Erin B says:

    This looks awesome. I may gift this to my teacher friends!

  2. Rebecca M. says:

    sounds awesome!

  3. Lisa says:

    Nothing like baking at the holidays!

  4. Joe says:

    love nutella!

  5. Margee says:

    Oh yeah, I’m definitely going to make this. Thanks so much for the recipe :)

  6. Lisa Richardson (keizerfire) says:

    That looks  yummy!  Last year we were going to give fudge for Christmas, but it didn’t set up right, so we put it in jars and called it fudge sauce, lol!

  7. Anne J says:

    This looks delicious!!

  8. Jenny says:

    This is my new favorite thing! After our trip to Italy this summer, I started making nutella and eating it for breakfast on an english muffin every day! It’s so easy to make and take on the run to work — and no preservatives! I’ll have to try your recipe (it seems the same except I use canola oil — but coconut oil sounds really good). YUM!

  9. Holly says:

    I always appreciate ideas for homemade holiday gifts.  A gift that is made with your own hands are the best, I think.

  10. karen says:

    mouthwatering nutella!  I’ll have to give it a try. 
    karenreichmann@hotmail.com

  11. Dianne Shaw says:

    This looks awesome!

  12. kath_15 says:

    Yum! Will have to try this soon!

  13. homemade nutella would be such a fun gift to give!

  14. Kim says:

    i love nutella!!! cant wait to try this!!

  15. Jen says:

    Mmmm! Sounds delicious!

  16. Rita says:

    Thanks for posting the nutella recipe. It would make a great holiday gift.

  17. Sarah says:

    This looks delicious! I want to try this now!

  18. lick the spoon? I almost licked my SCREEN. simple ingredients, easy to make, no cook, gluten free, vegan and NUTELLA?! damn girl! can this get any better?!!

  19. Melinda says:

    Sounds delicious!!!

  20. Ronit says:

    Wow, I can’t wait to try this recipe! Thank you!

  21. Calli says:

    Looks delicious!

  22. Carolyn says:

    Just found your blog today, what a great day!

  23. Kelly D says:

    I love Nutella. Your recipe looks great.

  24. Taneeka Groen says:

    Where is the ingredient list for the nutella?

  25. ligia says:

    it sounds awesome! I love nutella..i eat nutella every day and i spread it on bananas..:)glad to find out a recipe that you can make at home.

  26. jessica says:

    I’m thinking of making this ahead of time for Christmas gifts…how long ahead can I make it and how long will it last?  

    • Stephanie says:

      Hi Jessica,
      Other similar recipes for homemade nutella recommend up to 2 weeks, stored in an air-tight container in the fridge. I have had mine for closer to 3 weeks in the fridge now and it is still good. Seems safe especially b/c there is no actual dairy in this recipe and all ingredients used have a pretty long shelf life. Use your judgement though.

      Your friends and family will love it!

      -s-

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  28. Karen says:

    Where’s the nutella recipe?  I see the ingredients, but no listing of the quantity or even identifying what each of these is…is there powdered sugar or regular sugar? is that milk? how much?  

    did i miss it somewhere?

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  30. Gina Pera says:

    Thank you for this wonderful recipe and well-presented instructions.
    Our farmer’s market has a new nut vendor — all kinds of organic nuts, including raw hazelnuts. I spied them and wondered….could I possibly make “crema” that would be as good as the small container I picked up in San Francisco a few weeks ago at an Italian import store?

    I searched for a recipe and selected yours. It turned out so well! Thank you!

    The concoction seemed a little runny but I figured it would solidify once refrigerated. It has.

    Thank you!

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