Since the invention of peanut butter, there is only one other spread that has received just as much love and that’s Nutella! Nutella is a chocolate hazelnut spread that can be used in desserts, eaten on toast, and in any other way you could imagine. The original Nutella contains dairy, but fortunately, there are alternatives and it’s easy to make your own.

For World Nutella Day, skip the kind that has dairy and try these delicious vegan Nutella-inspired recipes from our Food Monster App.


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1. Chocolate Hazelnut Muffins

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These gluten-free Chocolate Hazelnut Muffins by Stefani Weiss are a healthy dessert that tastes like hazelnut and is loaded with chocolate! Naturally sweetened, with melt in your mouth consistency. Is that for real? It absolutely is!

2. Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

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The Chocolate Hazelnut Tart recipe by Laura Kuklase is paleo, vegan, dairy-free, refined sugar and gluten-free. Does it sound like it isn´t delicious? Well, just wait till you try it. The tart case and tart is just chocolate all over. The hazelnuts are inside the crust and on top. This tart is so beautiful and decadent, you will not be able to get enough.

3. Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake 

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Maya Sozer‘s Coffee Glazed Chocolate Hazelnut Cake is deliciously moist and decadent, all while being 100 percent whole wheat and refined sugar-free. The sponge itself is made with whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, and hazelnuts and flavored with almond milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. Topped with a gooey coffee cream spiked with espresso, this treat is perfect for pairing with a hot cup of coffee on a chilly morning.

4. 3-Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream

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Jodi Burke‘s rich, chocolatey Hazelnut Ice Cream is so easy to make! It’s made from bananas with no sugar added, making it the perfect pre-workout snack … but you can eat it anytime, even for breakfast. Sprinkle on some raw cacao nibs for crunch and a dollop of coconut or cashew whipped cream to turn it into a raw ice cream sundae!

5. ‘Nutella’ Latte Oatmeal 

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Recipes like Lauren Smith‘s ‘Nutella’ Latte Oatmeal sure do help fight off those winter blues. It’s a mixture of hazelnut, coffee, and cocoa, and because that’s just not enough, it’s topped with a spoonful of silky chocolate hazelnut spread!

6. Nutella Milk

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Remember the nostalgia of drinking chocolate milk as a child with this treat! Harriet Porterfield‘s Nutella Milk contains just 5 ingredients, is dairy, gluten and refined sugar free and comes together in minutes! It’s smooth, creamy and naturally sweetened with dates and vanilla. Most processed chocolate milks are full of additives and refined sugars, but this one is good for you and brimming with wholesome ingredients.

7. Guilt-Free Pretzel Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Bars

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Who can resist chocolate and hazelnuts? Holly Jade‘s Guilt-Free Pretzel Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Bars are a crumbly coconut base with a vegan chocolate-hazelnut fudge filling, salty pretzels, and a dash of sea salt. It’s the perfect combination of salty and sweet.

8. Peppernut Chocolate Hazelnut Macaroons

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Do you want to know how you can make nutty hazelnut vegan Nutella? With just 4 ingredients? All natural and organic? Lets get started! Mireille Aikman‘s Peppernut Chocolate Hazelnut Macaroons also includes how to make your very own vegan Nutella to use in the macaroons.

9. Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

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A delicious and healthy Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread or Vegan ‘Nutella,’ that contains only 5 ingredients! Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek‘s recipe only requires 2 main ingredients: hazelnuts and dark chocolate.

10. Dark Chocolate Hazelnut and Raspberry Tart

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Nutella fans will quickly fall in love with Gabrielle St. Claire‘s luscious Dark Chocolate Hazelnut and Raspberry Tart that combines dark vegan chocolate with a fluffy, mousse-like hazelnut filling. Typically with desserts this rich and chocolatey, you expect to find it loaded with sugar and not the most nutritious ingredients. However, this tart stays relatively healthy by steering clear of refined sugars and opting for a nut-based crust in place of the traditional flour tart crust.

We hope you enjoy World Nutella Day with these delicious dairy-free alternatives. For more recipes, download our Food Monster App where we have over 15,000 vegan and allergy-friendly recipes.

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