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Hazelnut Nougat

Hazelnut nougat is a popular ingredient in German baking. This video recipe will show you an effortless way to make your own homemade nougat paste.

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Hazelnut Nougat

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Basics
Cuisine: German
Servings: 11 Oz.
Author: Angela Schofield


  • 1 cup hazelnuts whole, raw, shelled, unsalted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 oz. dark chocolate
  • ¼ cup butter


  • Preheat oven to 320F.
  • Roast hazelnuts on uncovered baking sheet for 10 min.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Add nuts and powdered sugar to a blender and grind very fine.
  • Melt chocolate.
  • Add butter to melted chocolate and blend together.
  • Add ground nuts to the chocolate mixture and knead to a smooth consistency.
  • Shape into a log, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until usage.
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