A plate of toast spread generously with hazelnut butter

Hazelnut butter

  • Makes 500g jar
  • Easy

Try this creamy nut butter spooned over pancakes, folded through a babka, or simply spread on toast for breakfast. You only need three ingredients!


Try this recipe for hazelnut butter, then also check out our favourite peanut butter recipes such as peanut butter cookies, peanut butter brownies and peanut butter cake.



  • hazelnuts 500g (skin on)
  • sea salt flakes ½ tsp
  • caster sugar 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Tip the hazelnuts onto a baking tray and roast for 20-25 minutes, tossing every now and again, until they have darkened and smell toasty.

  • Step 2

    Tip the hazelnuts into a clean tea towel and rub the nuts to remove their skins.

  • Step 3

    Tip the hazelnuts, salt and sugar into a high-powered blender and whizz for 5-6 minutes or until the oil begins to split from the nuts and a butter forms. Scrape into a jar. The nut butter will keep in a cool, dark place for three weeks.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 99
  • Fat 9.1g
  • Saturates 0.7g
  • Carbs 1.4g
  • Sugars 1.1g
  • Fibre 1g
  • Protein 2.4g
  • Salt 0.1g