Notella - chocolate hazelnut spread
100g roasted and chopped hazelnuts (you can buy them already roasted and chopped or do this yourself)
7 dates + hot water to cover
2T cacao butter
2T cacao or cocoa powder
In the chopper attachment of a hand blender blitz the nuts. Put them into a bowl.
Soak the dates in hot water for 10 minutes if they are not soft. Drain.
Blitz the dates and 3T water (does not need to be hot water)
Melt the cacao butter in a glass in a bowl of hot water, add to the dates and blitz
Add the cacao or cocoa and blitz.
Add the nuts and 2T water and blitz again. Decant into a jar.