Nutella is a chocolate hazelnut spread. It’s a yummy treat on its own, but it can also be used as an ingredient in many recipes.
Nutella cold brew is an easy coffee alternative that you can drink any time of the day. Cold brew is so easy to make at home, and it’s a great alternative for those that don’t love the taste of hot coffee.
Below, I’ll talk about the ingredients in this recipe, the number of calories, and so much more! So, if you love Nutella and cold brew coffee, read along to learn all about this easy recipe.
What is Nutella cold brew?
A Nutella cold brew is a concoction made with cold brew coffee topped with milk, Nutella, a serving of whipped cream, and a good amount of ice cubes.
This drink tastes so sweet and delicious; I can’t believe it. I love cold brew coffee on its own or with recipes like these. For me, cold brew coffee is a perfect drink for the summer months.
Let me tell you a bit more about the ingredients and how you can switch them around to your liking. Then, I’ll cover the recipe and will also tell you about the number of calories for this drink.
What ingredients are used in a Nutella cold brew?
This Nutella cold brew uses just four main ingredients that I think most already have at home, have a look below for all the ingredients used:
The above-listed ingredients make for a smooth, slightly sweet Nutella cold brew coffee. It’s perfectly balanced, and the cold brew coffee makes for such a good basis.
If you’re not a fan of using whole milk, you can switch it to a lower-fat milk or milk alternative. I’ve tried this recipe with almond milk, and it tastes just as amazing.
You’ll need a good amount of ice cubes to create that refreshing drinking experience for this recipe.
If you’re like me and love drinking your iced coffees while sitting out in the sun, I recommend using coffee ice cubes instead of regular ice cubes.
You can make coffee ice cubes with any brewed coffee that is then frozen, just like you’d with regular ice cubes. However, once they start melting, you’re left with more coffee in your iced coffees, so what’s not to love?
If you’re interested in learning more, you can check out my complete guide to coffee ice cubes here.
What is the best cold brew to use for this recipe?
Cold brew coffee can be made using so many different techniques that all have unique flavors and preparation methods. It can be pretty hard to choose between all these options.
That’s why I’ve listed three different ways to make cold brew and have listed the number of hours it needs to steep and what the flavor profile is; have a look below:
|Name:||Steeping time:||Flavor profile:|
|Regular cold brew||15-16 hours||Easy-going|
|Espresso cold brew||12 hours||Full-bodied|
|Cold brew concentrate||14 hours||Powerful|
If you haven’t made a batch of cold brew, you can click on the name of the cold brew of preference. This will take you to a full guide where I’ll go over every step to make some awesome cold brew coffee at home!
It’s essential to choose a cold brew that suits your taste perfectly. I like my cold brew strong; you might like a more toned-down version with the same unique flavor characteristics.
Now that you have all the information about the difference in cold brew coffee, you can prepare it in advance and make the Nutella cold brew in just a few minutes. Have a look below for the recipe:
- 3/4 cup (0.18 l) of cold brew
- 1/4 cup (0.06 l) whole milk
- 2 tbsp (30 grams) of Nutella
- A serving of whipped cream
- Ice cubes
Once you've prepared the cold brew coffee of choice, it's time to assemble the Nutella cold brew:
- First, you want to slightly heat the milk so that the Nutella will dissolve very easily.
- You can do so in a small saucepan or use a microwave for this.
- Once your milk is warm, add the Nutella to it and give this a good stir until the Nutella has fully dissolved.
- In a tall glass of choice, add your cold brew coffee.
- Add enough ice cubes to cool your cold brew completely. I used 10 ice cubes for my drink.
- Pour the Nutella milk mixture on top.
- Top this all with a serving of whipped cream.
I like to serve this with a straw so you can easily stir the coffee for the most balanced flavor.
You can make the Nutella and milk mixture beforehand, just like the cold brew coffee.
By preparing the Nutella milk in advance, you can store it in the fridge, and you can use fewer ice cubes as every component is already cold.
This is very helpful if you expect friends or family are coming over.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 250Total Fat: 16.1gSaturated Fat: 7.1gUnsaturated Fat: 1.7gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 62mgCarbohydrates: 21.2gFiber: 0.8gSugar: 21gProtein: 4.2g
If you'd like to change the recipe to match your flavor preference, you might change the nutritional information as well.
How many calories are in this recipe?
This Nutella cold brew coffee has a total of 250 calories. The great thing about this recipe is that you can change the recipe however you like and lower the number of calories along the way.
Have a look below to see the full breakdown of the calories in the recipe:
- The Nutella is good for 162 calories.
- Whole milk makes up for 37 calories.
- A serving of whipped cream is good for 51 calories.
Cold brew coffee has no calories, so if you want to lower the calories in this drink, you might want to change up the whole milk for a lower-fat kind or a milk alternative.
You can also leave out the whipped cream, although it makes for a deliciously sweet sensation.
If you want to make the coffee a bit sweeter, you can add a bit more Nutella to your coffee or choose to use less cold brew coffee instead.
There are many ways to make this Your Dream Coffee, which is what makes this drink so great, in my opinion.
Can I put Nutella in more coffee recipes?
Before closing off this article, you might be wondering if you can put your Nutella into more coffee recipes!
You can! Here are a few great examples:
Nutella and cold brew is the perfect combination. There are many ways to sweeten your iced coffee or cold brew coffee, but Nutella is one of the more unique ways to do so.
The flavor of Nutella is just so unique and makes for such a uniquely new and refreshing cold brew drink.
Suppose you love cold brew coffee just as much as I, then have a look below for even more recipes. I’ve listed a few recipes that are perfect for trying when you have cold brew leftovers.
Do you love to drink cold coffee on a hot summer day? Let me know by leaving a comment down below. If you have any other questions regarding coffee, you can also contact me directly by pressing the “Contact Me” button at the top!