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World Nutella Day


It is World Nutella Day. This is true, because bloggers, Sara and Michelle from Ms Adventures in Italy, and Bleeding Espresso have declared it to the world. Check out: World Nutella Day!


If you are already familiar with this delicious chocolate-hazelnut spread, I don't need to explain the smooth creaminess that makes this a wonderful ingredient. Even though I am nut a big chocolate fan, I do love this combination in panna cotta, cookies, cakes and tortes.

To celebrate the festivities, I made up a VERY simple way Nutella dessert.

Nutella Mousse

1 t. powdered gelatin
3 T. water
1/2 c. Nutella (I used only 1/4 c. for caloric reasons)
2 oz. cream cheese, softened
8 oz. Cool Whip (I know..., but I was watching calories!)

Put water in a small saucepan, and sprinkle gelatin over it. Let it sit for a minute or two. Heat over medium until gelatin is melted. Remove from heat. Measure Nutella into a medium bowl. Whisk together Nutella and warm gelatin mixture. Add cream cheese and whisk until smooth. Fold in Cool Whip, and stir until combined. Spoon into 4 dessert cups or glasses, and chill for two hours.



Comments (1)

Oh yum! I LOVE Nutella! I don't dare have it in the house too often because I eat it right out of the jar!

But maybe for Valentine's Day.....

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