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9 Homemade Nutella Recipes That Your Kids Will LOVE!

Chocolate! Just thinking about it makes you drool. Add hazelnuts and it becomes an indulgence everyone loves. Nutella, which every kid slurps up in minutes is a guilty pleasure that reminds us of our childhood. You won’t believe how easy it’s to make homemade Nutella and the various easy, delicious treats you can whip up at home. Here’s a homemade Nutella recipe that can be spread on sandwiches and even used to make a Nutella cheesecake or Nutella cake or cookies.

Homemade Nutella Recipe

How To Make Nutella At Home

Make Nutella at home with this recipe with ease. This homemade Nutella can be easily stored in the refrigerator for a week and learn here how to use this in various dishes.

Time Required: 30 minutes


  • 1 cup of hazelnuts
  • ⅓ cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 tablespoon almond oil or olive oil
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • Few drops of vanilla extract (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven and place hazelnuts on a baking sheet. Roast for 12 to 15 minutes. 
  2. Remove from the oven and let it cool.
  3. When cooled, gently rub the nuts with the towel until the skin comes off.
  4. Place the nuts in a food processor and process until finely ground. Add sugar and cocoa. Mix until well combined.
  5. Once the mixture is smooth, drizzle in the oil and vanilla. Process until smooth.
  6. Add the salt and grind for 5 seconds until the entire mixture is creamy. 

9 Easy-To-Make Recipes With Nutella

With our homemade Nutella recipe in tow, we can now make these mouth-watering Nutella recipes that would make you the talk of the town and would delight both friends and family alike.

1. Nutella Banana Bread

Nutella Banana Bread Recipe

This is not your average banana bread. This Nutella bread is a chocolate lover’s dream come true that will get even the fussiest kid to eat. 

Time Required: 2 hours


  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 large egg + 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¾ cup Nutella


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and grease with butter. In a large bowl, add all the dry ingredients – flour, baking soda, and salt. 
  2. In another large bowl, mix together butter, sugar, egg and egg yolk, sour cream, and vanilla. Add mashed bananas and stir until combined. Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients until just combined. Add about ½ cup of the Nutella. Be careful not to stir too much. 
  3. Transfer it to the loaf pan, then drizzle the remaining Nutella on top. Bake for about 1 hour. 
  4. Let it cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then remove it and serve.

2. Nutella Cookies

Nutella Cookies Recipe
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Do your kids wish everything was stuffed with chocolate? Surprise them with gooey Nutella cookies.

Time Required: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1½ cups of Nutella
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Take a tray with a parchment paper and scoop 1 spoon balls of Nutella on it, 24 balls in total. Freeze this tray in the refrigerator.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter, brown sugar and white sugar. Add eggs, vanilla, and milk and mix properly. Then add cocoa powder, flour, baking soda, and salt and let it cool inside the fridge.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350-degree Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with paper. Take a scoop of dough and flatten it. Place one Nutella ball over it and seal it completely with the dough.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes and let it cool for 5 minutes.

3. Nutella Hot Chocolate

Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe

Want your kids to drink their milk happily? This simple, two-ingredient recipe for Nutella hot chocolate can be made in a jiffy and is both healthy and tasty.

Time Required: 5 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup (optional)


  1. Heat milk in a pan until steaming hot.
  2. Add Nutella until dissolved.
  3. Pour into a cup and add chocolate syrup on top before serving.

4. Nutella Mousse

Nutella Mousse Recipe

This is one of the best Nutella recipes. A light and creamy dessert, this is perfect for a slumber party or movie night or festive celebrations like Diwali or Christmas. Check out 8 more recipes for homemade christmas cake and deserts here.

Time Required: 2 hours 15 minutes


  •  1 cup of Nutella
  •  2 cups of cold heavy cream


  1. Place Nutella in a large bowl. Microwave it for a few seconds to soften it.
  2. In a mixer bowl whisk the heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add 3 tablespoons of the whipped cream to the Nutella and whisk until smooth. Add the rest of the whipped cream in small quantities and whisk until smooth. Transfer it to serving bowls and let it set.
  3. Chill the mousse at least 2 hours until set. Garnish with chocolate chips or nuts.

5. Nutella And Strawberry French Toast

Nutella And Strawberry French Toast Recipe

Make a Nutella sandwich special with this amazing French toast roll-up. You can also add bananas and raspberries to the mix and make it full of fruity goodness.

Time Required: 15 minutes


  • 6 slices of white bread with the crusts removed
  • ½ cup of diced strawberries
  • 5 tablespoons Nutella
  • ¼ cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Whisk the egg, milk with salt in a bowl until all the ingredients are nicely combined.
  2. Use a rolling pin to make the bread flat and spread Nutella all over it. 
  3. Place strawberries at the bottom of the bread and roll it up.
  4. Place a pan over medium heat and melt butter in it.
  5. Place each roll-up of bread in the egg mixture and place it in the pan until golden brown from all sides.
  6. Coat the bread roll-up in sugar before serving it hot.

6. Nutella Brownies

Nutella Brownie Recipe
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Whether it’s fudge-style brownies or gooey ones, adding Nutella to them is bound to make them a scrumptious dessert.

Time Required: 45 minutes


  • 1 cup of unsalted butter
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of cocoa powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 13-oz jar Nutella


  1. Preheat the oven to 350-degree Fahrenheit.
  2. In a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add sugar, stirring until combined. Remove from heat and add salt, flour, and cocoa powder, stirring to combine. Whisk in eggs, stirring just until the mixture is combined into a batter.
  3. Spray a small pan with cooking spray or butter. Pour half of the batter into the pan. Spoon most of the Nutella on top of the batter, forming an even layer over the brownie batter. Use a spoon to cover the Nutella with the remaining brownie batter. 
  4. Bake until the top layer of brownies has browned and set, 28 to 30 minutes.
  5. Let cool for 15 to 20 minutes, then top with a drizzle of Nutella. Cut into squares and serve your delicious Nutella brownies.

7. Nutella Mug Cake

Nutella Mug Cake Recipe
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Don’t have the time to make a big Nutella cake but still want to make dessert? This mug cake Nutella is for those midnight cravings that just won’t go away!

Time Required: 5 minutes


  • ¼ cup of all-purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking Powder
  • 2 tablespoons castor sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients- flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and caster sugar in your cup.
  2. Once your ingredients are mixed well, add the vegetable oil and the milk.
  3. Lastly, add the Nutella and mix it again.
  4. Microwave for 70 seconds.
  5. Top with ice cream and serve.

8. Nutella Crepes

Nutella Crepes Recipe
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Another breakfast favourite is Nutella crepes topped with berries that are simply delicious. Add chocolate hazelnut to it and you make it more exciting.

Time Required: 45 minutes 


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter unsalted and melted
  • 1 cup of Nutella


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a mixer well and let sit.
  2. Heat a non-stick frying pan with a ½ teaspoon of butter well. 
  3. Pour the crepe mixture into the pan and spread the mixture to cover the entire pan, by rotating the pan. Leave about 1 to 2 min per side then flip over.
  4. Spread Nutella over the entire crepe and top with fresh strawberries, raspberries, or the berries of your choice and serve.

9. Nutella Cupcakes

Nutella Cupcake Recipe
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Nutella cupcakes are a perfect mini treat for those lazy afternoons. Put on that baker’s hat, and try this Nutella recipe now!

Time Required: 50 minutes


  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup of unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup of Nutella


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line the cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a medium-sized bowl.
  3. Add water, cocoa powder and vanilla extract to another medium-sized bowl and combine until thick.
  4. In a large mixer bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light in colour and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add and beat the eggs one at a time until combined.
  6. Add chocolate mixture to batter and mix until well combined. 
  7. Alternate adding the flour mixture and milk to the batter. Begin by adding half of the dry mix, then mix well. Add the remaining flour mixture and mix until smooth.
  8. Fill the cups about ¾ way leaving space for it to expand. Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out with a few crumbs.
  9. Allow cupcakes to cool about 2-3 minutes, then top them with Nutella and Ferrero rocher chocolates.

Nutella is such a versatile spread that is enjoyed by everyone across all ages. Making any of these dishes will help you win brownie points with your kids for days to come. Also, making it at home is so simple and easy to store that you never have to worry about running out. 

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