Hazelnut Flour Recipes

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Hazelnut flour has a nutty aroma to it that will take your baking to the next level.

Hazelnut flour is an easy addition to many of your favorite cookies, loaves, cakes, and tart shells.

Try out these delicious hazelnut flour recipes for your next baking adventure.

Hazelnut Amaretti Cookies

Hazelnut amaretti cookies have a cherry, hazelnut flavor to them.

Amaretti liqueur is added to the cookie dough to flavor these tasty crinkle cookies.

Hazelnut amaretti cookies rolled in sugar and then baked in the oven for a sweetened finish to the cookies.

Hazelnut Muffins with Coffee Cream Cheese

Hazelnut muffins with coffee cream cheese frosting are a sweet and savory muffin.

Hazelnut muffins are made by simply adding hazelnut flour to the muffin batter.

The frosting is made by adding coffee granules to a cream cheese frosting.

Hazelnut Flour Recipes

Hazelnut Cardamom Cookies

Hazelnut cardamom cookies are spiced cookies that have nutty aroma to them when they bake in the oven.

Hazelnut cardamom cookies are made with hazelnut flour, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips to give these cookies a delicious chocolate and vanilla flavor to go along with the nutty cookie dough batter.

Hazelnut Banana Bread

Hazelnut banana bread is a nutty flavored banana bread.

Hazelnut flour, cinnamon, and sunflower seeds are added to the banana bread batter, and then it’s baked in the oven until the bread is bouncy and fluffy on the inside.

You can add a couple of chocolate chips to your banana bread dough as well if desired.

Hazelnut Flour Recipes

Hazelnut Butter Cake

Hazelnut butter cake is a layered cake.

Hazelnut butter cake is made by making the cake layers first. The cake layers are made with hazelnut flour, chopped hazelnuts, and mini chocolate chips.

The layers of the cake have a simple syrup brushed on top of them.

In between the layers of hazelnut cake is a hazelnut curd. The hazelnuts are chopped and then put into a saucepan with milk.

The hazelnuts infused the milk with their flavor, and then are discarded.

The hazelnut curd is prepared by tempering the eggs, and then cooking it again on the stovetop until it’s thickened.

The hazelnut cake is topped with a chocolate coating that is made by melting chocolate and combining it with shortening.

The chocolate coating is poured on the top of the cake, and then it will have the drip look down the edges of the cake.

Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

Chocolate hazelnut cupcakes are a buttery cupcake with a chocolatey hazelnut buttercream frosting.

The cupcakes are made with cocoa powder, hazelnut flour, strong coffee, and hazelnut extract to flavor these chocolatey and nutty flavored cupcakes.

The frosting is made with cocoa powder and hazelnut sauce infused into a buttercream frosting.

Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Double chocolate hazelnut cookies are full of chocolate!! They can be overwhelming with their gooey chocolate oozing from the inside of the cookie.

Double chocolate hazelnut cookies are made with both almond flour and hazelnut flour for a nutty undertone to the cookies.

Cocoa powder is added to the cookie dough to make this a double chocolate cookie.

Not only that, there’s chocolate chunks in the dough as well, that melt in the oven, making these cookies ooze with chocolate.

Hazelnut Flour Recipes

Hazelnut Coconut Cookies

Hazelnut coconut cookies have a fruity, woody flavor to them.

Coconut flakes and hazelnut flour make up the base of the cookie dough, which adds a crunchy texture to these cookies.

Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate hazelnut thumbprint cookies look irresistible with the chocolate centers!

Chocolate hazelnut thumbprint cookies are made by adding vanilla extract, hazelnut flour, and almond butter to the base of the cookie dough.

The cookies shaped and pressed in the center of the cookie prior to baking.

After the cookies have cooled, a coconut-chocolatey center filling is made and added to the middle of the thumbprint of the cookie.

Chocolate Hazelnut Bars

Chocolate hazelnut bars have 2 layers to them. The first is the crust layer, made with hazelnut flour.

The second layer is a chocolate layer made with cocoa powder, hazelnuts and chocolate pieces to give these hazelnut bars a delicious gooey and crunchy center as you bite into them.

The layered bars are baked in the oven, and let to cool until they are ready to but cut into squares.

Stuffed Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stuffed hazelnut chocolate chip cookies have a chocolatey- hazelnut center filling to them when you bite into the cookie.

The cookies are made with hazelnut flour, chopped up hazelnuts, mini chocolate chips, and vanilla extract to make this hazelnut flavored cookie.

The cookies are assembled by putting a little dough on the bottom, and then putting a layer of chocolate hazelnut spread in the center of the cookie.

The cookie is covered in another layer of cookie dough and then baked in the oven to create these hazelnut stuffed chocolate cookies.

Chocolate Hazelnut Loaf

Chocolate hazelnut loaf is a rich, chocolate loaf with nutty undertones.

Chocolate hazelnut loaf is flavored using hazelnut flour and cocoa powder in the batter.

The loaf comes together by using buttermilk to mix the ingredients together.

Buttermilk adds more of a buttery flavor to the loaf, instead of using milk. Therefore this loaf is extra rich and creamy!

Brown Butter Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

Brown butter hazelnut shortbread cookies taste rich and buttery with a hint of nutty flavor.

Butter is browned on the stovetop over low-medium heat.

You’ll actually see the color changing to a medium brown color when it’s finished cooking.

The brown butter is cooled, and mixed into the shortbread dough, along with the hazelnut flour and almond flour.

The hazelnut shortbread dough needs to be chilled prior to cutting it, therefore the dough is made into a log and put in the fridge for 30 minutes prior to cutting.

You can make your cookies big or small, depending on how big your log of cookie dough is.

The buttery hazelnut cookies are baked in the oven, and can be enjoyed as soon as they are cooled down. Yum!

Hazelnut Tart Shell

Hazelnut tart shell has a buttery, rich, nutty flavor to it.

Hazelnut flour is added to the tart shell dough, along with regular flour as well.

Hazelnut tart shells can be used as the base for lemon tarts, chocolate tarts, or vanilla custard tarts.

The hazelnut flour adds nutty undertones to these tasty tart flavors.

Hazelnut Flour Recipes

Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookies have 2 hazelnut cookies on either side, and then have a chocolate center filling.

Hazelnut cookies are prepared by adding hazelnut flour, chopped up dates, and vanilla extract to the cookie dough.

After the cookies have baked in the oven, a chocolate center filling is prepared and piped in the center of the cookies.

The hazelnut cookies have a sandwich look to them, making them look very tempting!!

Light and Fluffy Cheese Scones without Buttermilk

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Light and fluffy cheese scones are so tasty right out of the oven.

Warm cheese scones served with broccoli and cheese soup is one of my favorite meals.

Dip your warm cheese scone into your soup for an extra special savory treat.

Light and Fluffy Cheese Scones without Buttermilk

What makes a light and fluffy scone

Scones can be dense if they are overmixed. Scones are unique in that they have a wet dough and should only be mixed until just combined.

The light mixing, combined with the leavening agents create a light and airy scone.

The cold butter is cut into coarse crumbs, which makes the scone have a flakey pastry. The flakey pastry creates a delicious buttery scone that everyone loves.

Light and Fluffy Cheese Scones without Buttermilk

Light and Fluffy Cheese Scones without Buttermilk

How to make light and fluffy cheese scones
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time18 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: scones
Yield: 8 scones

Materials

  • 2 1/4 cups flour all-purpose
  • 2 tbsp sugar granulated
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cold
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix together.
  • Place cold butter in the center of the bowl. Use a pastry blender to cut the butter into coarse crumbs (small pea sized clumps of butter).
  • Add cheese to the flour mixture and mix until evenly distributed.
  • Add milk and egg to the flour mixture.
  • Gently mix until the dough is just combined. Scone batter should be very wet.
  • Spoon onto a baking sheet lined with a silicone baking mat. You should be able to make 8 large scones from the dough.
  • Bake at 425 degrees F for 15-18 minutes until the tops are golden brown.
Light and Fluffy Cheese Scones without Buttermilk

Pretzel Dough Recipe

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Simple pretzel dough recipe that you can make at home in about 20 minutes plus baking time.

Top your pretzel dough with your favorite toppings before baking.

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What do you put on top of pretzels?

  • salt
  • pizza sauce and cheese
  • parmesan cheese
  • sesame seeds
  • sesame seeds, poppy seeds, coarse salt
  • cinnamon and sugar
What do you put on top of pretzels?

Pretzel Dough Recipe

How to make pretzel dough
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack

Materials

  • 600 ml flour
  • 15 ml yeast
  • 15 ml sugar
  • 2 ml salt
  • 250 ml water warm (105-115 degrees F)
  • to taste coarse sea salt
  • 1 egg optional (for egg wash)

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine warm water, yeast, sugar, salt and water. Let stand for 5 min until yeast blooms (becomes frothy).
  • Pour yeast mixture into 500 ml of flour. Mix together. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead for 5-7 min adding flour as needed (~100 ml flour). Knead your dough until smooth and elastic.
  • Your pretzel dough is ready to be rolled out and shaped. You can do an egg wash to your pretzels if you want more of a shiny look to them. Beat an egg with a fork and then brush egg onto your pretzels. Add coarse salt to your pretzels before baking.
  • Bake 15-20 min. Pretzels should be lightly browned. Serve immediately.

Notes

We topped our pretzels with pizza sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese.
Feel free to try out topping your pretzels with your favorite topping before baking! 

Banana Blueberry Muffins with Oats

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Banana blueberry muffins with oats is a delicious recipe to make for a quick snack or on the go breakfast.

banana blueberry muffins with oats

How to mash bananas for muffins

Peel your bananas. Then use a fork on a plate to mash your bananas up. If you’re mashing a banana that is quite wide in diameter, cut your banana in half lengthwise. Press your fork into the banana and mash it until it’s lumpy with no huge chunks of banana present.

How much is 1 cup of mashed bananas for a recipe

1 cup of mashed bananas for a recipe is 2-3 bananas.

How much is 2 cups of mashed bananas for a recipe

2 cups of mashed bananas for a recipe is 4-5 bananas.

How to mash bananas for muffins

Can you mash green bananas?

It’s very difficult to mash green bananas. They are hard, therefore it’s more challenging to mash green bananas for a recipe. Try using a pastry blender to mash your green bananas if you’re having trouble with a fork. It’s best to use ripe bananas for mashing which you can usually find at the grocery store in the single banana section.

Can you mash green bananas?

Banana Blueberry Muffins with Oats

How to make banana blueberry muffins with oats
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: muffins
Yield: 12 muffins

Materials

  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar granulated
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup mashed bananas 3-4 mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup blueberries frozen

Instructions

  • Combine flour, sugar, rolled oats, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  • Beat your egg and mix together with mashed bananas and melted butter. Mash your bananas with a fork on a plate until they're completed mashed through. You don't want any large chunks of banana.
  • Add your wet ingredients to your dry ingredients. Add blueberries to the mixture. Begin mixing with a spatula gently until only JUST combined. Do not overmix. The batter should look lumpy.
  • Grease your muffin tin. Fill the muffin cups almost full.
  • Bake your muffins at 375 degrees F for 20-25 min, or until the top springs back when lightly touched. The top of the muffins should be medium-golden brown and crisp up in the oven.

32 Things to Dip Bread In

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Warm fresh bread dipped into olive oil and balsamic vinegar is so simple, yet the flavor is invigorating.

You can serve fresh warm bread with homemade dips and sauces as a savory appetizer to kick off a dinner party.

things to dip bread in
  • crab dip
  • extra virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction
  • spinach dip
  • tomato dipping sauce
  • shrimp dip
  • garlic dip
  • queso dip
  • French onion dip
  • bacon cheese dip
  • corn dip
  • extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, minced garlic, sundried tomatoes, grated parmesan cheese
  • jalapeno popper dip
  • pizza sauce
  • chili queso dip
  • garlic parmesan olive oil bread dip
  • cream cheese taco dip
  • fresh pesto and olive oil
  • cream cheese, bacon, cheese, and green onion dip
  • spinach and artichoke dip
  • dill pickle dip
  • butter
  • guacamole
  • tzatziki
  • hummus
  • green olive dip
  • Mediterranean feta dip
  • deviled egg dip
  • beer cheese dip
  • cilantro lime avocado dip
  • olive, artichoke and feta dip
  • party chip dip
  • everything bagel dip
bamboo cutting board fresh bread

What kind of bread is best for dipping?

The best kind of bread for dipping is French bread, homemade crusty bread, or focaccia bread.

Select a bread that’s fresh, fluffy, bounces back easily, and isn’t too dense.

How to serve your bread for dipping?

Serve your bread on a large platter. Cut your bread into bite sized pieces that are 1-2” long. People will be less likely to double dip if you cut the bread into small pieces. You could also put toothpicks into the bite sized pieces for easy dipping if your sauce isn’t too thick. This will work well for thin sauces or oil based sauces.

things to dip bread in

What kind of olive oil is best for dipping bread with?

The best olive oil for dipping bread with is extra virgin olive oil. It’s unrefined, making it the best possible olive oil you can use. It has low levels of oleic acid, making it much less acidic than regular olive oil. Since it’s less acidic, it’s easier on the mouth making it smooth and tasty to eat.

Easy Herb Focaccia Bread Recipe

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Making focaccia bread is easier than you ever could have imagined.

But once you make it at home, it’s very hard to buy it in the grocery store.

Nothing tastes more fresh than warm focaccia bread right out of the oven.

Dip the bread in a mixture of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction.

You never knew what you were missing in life until eating focaccia bread right out of the oven.

herb focaccia bread

Easy Herb Focaccia Bread Recipe

How to make focaccia bread with olive oil infused with herbs at home in only 2 hours.
Prep Time25 mins
Active Time20 mins
Rising Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: bread, focaccia bread
Yield: 10 slices

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Saucepan
  • 13" x 9" Pan

Materials

  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • 1 tsp rosemary dried
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup warm water (100-110 degrees F)
  • 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch finishing salt optional

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan on low heat combine olive oil, garlic, thyme, rosemary and pepper. Cook for 5-10 min until fragrant stirring occasionally.
  • In a large glass bowl combine warm water, yeast, and honey. Let sit for 5 min until frothy.
  • Add the flour, salt and ¼ cup of the herb olive oil to the yeast mixture. Mix only until just combined and knead only 10-15 times. Don’t overwork the dough.
  • Cover the bowl with a towel and let sit for 1 hour to rise.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Pour 2 tbsp of the herbed oil into a 9×13’’ pan. Use a paper towel to spread the oil to the entire bottom of the pan, and into the corners. Transfer the risen dough to the baking pan and use your fingers to dimple the dough all over. Pour the remaining oil over the dough. Spread the oil all over using the back of a spoon. 
  • Let rise for 20 min.
  • Add a sprinkle of finishing salt if desired.
  • Bake focaccia bread for 15-20 min. Let cool on a wire rack. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container. Place the container in the fridge to make it last longer. Best served the day of or use within 2 days.
focaccia bread

Homemade Garlic Breadsticks

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Homemade garlic breadsticks are best served warm right out of the oven. They have a buttery coating, and a fluffy inside, making them irresistible.

After the breadsticks have come out of the oven, they are coated with melted garlic butter and Italian herbs.

A sprinkle of parmesan cheese is added to the homemade garlic breadsticks, and then they can be served.

Homemade breadsticks can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container overnight. Warm up in the microwave for 15-20 seconds prior to serving.

Storing the breadsticks in the fridge slows down the aging process, therefore your breadsticks will be fresher the following day than leaving them at room temperature.

Homemade Garlic Breadsticks

Homemade Garlic Breadsticks

How to bake homemade garlic breadsticks from scratch using yeast.
Prep Time25 mins
Active Time12 mins
Rising time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 7 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: bread, breadstick
Yield: 12 Breadsticks

Equipment

  • Oven

Materials

  • 280 mL warm water
  • 1 1/2 tsp instant yeast
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 cups bread flour

Topping

  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan grated

Instructions

  • Combine water, yeast, sugar, 3 tbsp butter and salt into a large glass bowl. Slowly add bread flour until fully combined. Knead dough until smooth ~5-7 min.
  • Cover with a towel and let rise for 1 ½ hours.
  • Separate dough into 12 equal portions. Roll each piece to approximately 7’’ long.
  • Let rise for 1 hour on a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 12 min at 400 degrees F.
  • Mix together melted butter, salt, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning in a bowl.
  • Brush mixture onto the homemade garlic breadsticks when they come out of the oven and top with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.
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