Homemade praline paste

Homemade praline paste

This recipe is a true success at birthday parties and for fancy breakfast. You can decide to do this premium homemade praline paste recipe to get a glimpse of French touch and spice up your desserts! 

Preparation: 30 mins

Cooking: 15 mins

Rest: 30 mins


½ cup of organic almonds

½ cup of organic hazelnuts

1 cup of organic sugar


There are several ways to make praline paste:

– you can cook the hazelnuts and almonds in the caramel to coat them well and roast them, but this is a more difficult technique because the caramel may crystallize or burn.

– you can simplify by roasting the hazelnuts and almonds on one side and cooking the caramel on the other. Once mixed, the result will be the same, but so much easier!


  1. Place the hazelnuts and almonds on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a premium non-stick silicone baking mat and cook them for 10 minutes at 180°C to roast them.
  2. When they come out of the oven, put them in a towel and rub them to remove the skin. Be careful not to burn yourself with the hot hazelnuts and almonds! Put them back on the baking sheet.
  3. To cook the dry caramel: pour the sugar into a stainless-steel saucepan and heat it over medium heat. Let it melt without stirring until it becomes caramel. Keep an eye on the batch, the caramel must not become too dark, otherwise it will be bitter. (The ideal is to have a pan large enough so that the sugar is distributed in a thin layer.)
  4. Pour the hot caramel over the hazelnuts and almonds and coat them. Then let cool completely.
  5. Break up the hazelnut and almond caramel slab and put it in a blender. Mix little by little, until you have the desired consistency: by mixing a little you get praline grains. By continuing to mix you obtain the very smooth praline paste. Be careful to mix the praline in several batches because the food processor may get tired. If it gets hot, let it sit for a bit!

The praline paste can be kept for several months if you keep it in a cool, dry place (no need to put it in the fridge).

Praline paste use 

You can enjoy praline paste on toasts but also in yoghurts and cakes. It will also be a pure delight on homemade crepes or pancakes.

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