BROWNIE BATTER NUT BUTTER (fudgy, chocolaty, wholesome & delicious)

As the title of this post/recipe suggests, you can expect this nut butter creation to taste like delicious fudgy, chocolate brownie batter. When I posted this on Instagram yesterday, I had many requests for the recipe. So, for all those who asked (and anyone else who may be interested), here it is… and, honestly, it’s one of the yummiest things I have made this year! If you’re a fan of nut butters, Nutella, brownies or indeed anything of the choc-nut persuasion, you are sure to like this!

To minimise the astringency of the tannin/bitter taste in the walnut skins, some preparation is recommended (but these first steps could be skipped if you find yourself in a pinch time-wise). The rest of the process is very fast. In fact, you can make this nut butter in minutes!

Three children to take care of (plus a husband recovering from an untimely accident + 2 broken ribs) means I have my hands full, so I can fully attest to the ease and simplicity of the preparation of this treat. And I have spent part of this afternoon ensuring it’s versatility too (I recommend slathering on toast… and dolloping over ice-cream 😉 ).

❤ MM xx

*This post is dedicated to my little buddy Mitchell in Australia, whose mama tells me that he can’t get enough Nutella chocolate spread in his life 😀

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BROWNIE BATTER NUT BUTTER

INGREDIENTS

215 g walnuts
140 ml almond/walnut milk
1-2 tsp melted coconut oil
125 ml rice malt syrup
3.5 tbsp raw cacao powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
A pinch of fine salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Soak walnuts for at least 4 hours (you can do this overnight), drain and discard the water. Then, toast the walnuts on a baking paper-lined tray at 150° C (fan) for 15 minutes to dry them out (do not allow them to colour). Allow to cool.
  2. Blitz the walnuts in a food processor* until they turn to paste. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. I recommend blending for around 45 seconds, then scraping down the sides of your food processor bowl with a spatula, repeating this process at least a couple of times or until your nut butter has reached a desired consistency.
  3. Use as a spread on toast, a cake frosting or filling, in smoothies, on porridge… or eat as is! This nut butter will keep for 3 days stored in an airtight container/jar in the fridge, although there is every chance it won’t last that long once you try it!

 

*I used a Thermomix and, although any decent food processor should be up to task, the more high-powered the model is, the smoother the results you will be able to achieve.

**By using raw walnuts and agave syrup, you can create a raw version of this nut butter, if you prefer.

5 thoughts on “BROWNIE BATTER NUT BUTTER (fudgy, chocolaty, wholesome & delicious)

  1. OMG. Walnut butter….in chocolate form???? Is it wrong to say that I’ve never tried walnut butter–let alone with chocolate?? Say, I do have a container of walnuts and some cocoa powder…might as well 😉

  2. just made this walnut butter…i think that is is safe to say that it is one of THE MOST delicious things ever devised by humankind. I am having to quickly jar it up and give it away so I don’t eat the entire batch!! Thank you so much

    • Hi Georgy! I can’t tell you how happy I am to read this! I was so stoked when I made this for the first time and that someone out there likes it as much as me (it seems!) makes me smile. Thank you for the lovely feedback! x

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