VEGAN CHOCOLATE SPREAD recipe with Nutella calorie comparison!

Need to wean yourself off of Nutella? This chocolate spread recipe has done exactly that to me! This is great because the homemade version is much healthier, and it is even vegan! I have included a calorie and ingredient comparison at the end of my video, so make sure to watch it til the end.


I only list utensils I truly love and would be happy recommending to family and friends. So this is not a complete list of all the utensils I use in this recipe.

Food processor
This food processor comes with a blender attachment and also has an in-built scale, so you can weigh your ingredients as you are adding them to the food processor. How cool is that? View/buy it here:
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States: https://amzn.to/3cy64K7 (the model sold in the US is slightly different to the one I have)
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom: https://amzn.to/2Lv2dl7

Set of mixing bowls
Pyrex bowls are really versatile and, no matter how many I have, I always run out. I use them for mixing, reheating food in the microwave, storing non-perishables, and freezing. Plus, they are dishwasher-safe! View/buy them here:
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States: https://amzn.to/2VKVSYJ
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ United Kingdom: https://amzn.to/2KMhYUl

Chocolate-filled rugelach made with this spread: https://youtu.be/KaX4NYAf9tU
Delicious and healthy roasted cauliflower: https://youtu.be/pfVmETo-pDg

For one large jar of chocolate spread, you will need:
450g (3 cups) cashews
70g (1/2 cup) powdered sugar / icing sugar/ confectioners
25g (3 tbsp) cocoa powder
90g (1/3 cup) oil – I use sunflower oil but you can use any nut or vegetable oil. Avoid strongly flavored oils such as olive oil
100g dark chocolate (optional)
A splash of vanilla extract

Making chocolate spread is surprisingly easy, especially when using cashews, which, unlike hazelnuts, don’t need to be roasted and peeled beforehand. An added bonus is that this spread is vegan, so you can serve it to vegans or lactose intolerant people. I really hope you try this recipe and fall in love with it like I have.

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