Hazelnut Delight

Hazelnut Delight

In the airport recently, I enjoyed a steamed milk with a squirt of hazelnut flavor.  I knew the hazelnut syrup had sugar in it and wondered how I might make a more wholesome version of this delicious drink when I returned home. I discovered it! Just blend a favorite warmed milk (almond, soy or cow), a few hazelnuts (almonds work well too), and a couple of dates until creamy and smooth. I like using dates as a sweetener because they are lower glycemic than many other sweeteners and also offer nutrients and fiber that your body can use. I was so happy to discover that I didn't need to add a milk steaming machine to my kitchen tools, as a high quality blender does well enough. Enjoy this sweet creamy milk on those cold mornings as you awaken to the day or in the evenings as you are winding down. It also makes a hydrating and satisfying mid-afternoon snack that beats many of the alternatives!
Course Drinks
Servings 1 servings


  • 1 cup favorite milk (almond, cow, soy) unsweetened
  • 7-8 hazelnuts or almonds
  • 2 dates pre-soaked or not


  • You can warm the milk before or after blending. Use a high quality blender and blend on super high for 60-90 seconds until creamy and foamy.

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