Thursday, February 05, 2009

Happy nutella day!

Today is world nutella day, in honor of this amazing day, I decided to make nutella-peanut butter brownies. The originial recipe is here.
You can only use delicious so many times before it seems to lose it’s meaning. And when you bake a lot, you seem to say it all the time. I think I need to invest in a good thesaurus.

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These brownies are pretty decadent. As in, you might not want to eat more than a couple, unless you want to die.

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They are super rich, but oh so tasty. Kind of cakey at first, which I actually like in a brownie, but once they sit a while they get more brownie-ish.


After a minor incidient with the oven, (I thought we were out of propane! Oh No! These just needed a little longer to cook) these came out really well. All in all, a really good brownie. I’ll definitely be making this one again.


Go out there and buy yourself some nutella!

1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter
2 cup sugar
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 eggs
1/2 cup nutella
1/2 cup peanut butter

In a medium bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Over low heat melt the butter, then stir in the sugar and vanilla extract until well combined.

Add the eggs to the sugar mixture, one at a time. With a wooden spoon mix in each egg until well combined.

Add the cocoa mixture to the sugar-egg mixture and whisk until fully combined.

In a microwave safe bowl, add the nutella and the peanut butter. Heat in the microwave in 20 second intervals, until runny.

Pour the batter into a glass 9 x 13 pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 30 minutes (mine took more like 45.) in a 350 degree oven.


  1. Ahh...nutella.. a nemesis, a lover, a best friend. Ok, maybe not all of those :)

  2. wow...that's all i can say. nutella is just about my favorite chocolate fact, it IS my favorite chocolate product (well, hazelnut, to be exact!). i tend to eat the whole jar in abotu a week, maybe even a little less than that...
    i hope to make these soon! thanks for the recipe hannah!

  3. This looks delicious! :) I am going to have to give this recipe a try!!!! :) Thanks for sharing.

  4. the second brownie post i'm drooling over today and i don't even like brownies!! but i love chocolate and cake-y things... go figure. it's a mystery.

    and i love the new banner. your photography is brilliant, as always.



  5. Nuttella is the best thing to ever be invelted. I only by it if I plan on letting myself eat the whole jar...otherwise I am dissapointed in my self control!

  6. I think my heart just stopped...from the excitement of nutella, not from the calories :)

    hey, so just wanted to let you know, one of my co-workers saw me drinking a coffee the other day using my super cool reusable coffee sleeve, and was jealous of it. So I sent her the link to your blog and to your etsy sight. I hope she buys one/some from you! :)
    BTW, I LOOOOOVE mine. I totally want to buy a coffee every where I go, just so I can sport by coffee sleeve and feel all cool and eco ;)

  7. Peanut butter AND Nutella... I haven't had them together yet. Yet being the key word now, of course. :)

  8. Holy crap...Nutella and peanut butter are two of the best things ever. And who doesn't like brownies? I want these freakin things so bad.

  9. Delicious looking and delicious tasting and quite simple to make! I've never tried this before. This is pure delight and I'm sure to make them again.

  10. did I miss something do you add the runny nutella,p-nut butter mix into the batter?

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