Munch Your Way Through Nutella Day

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 2:19 am

Nutella Day, February 5, pays homage to the decadent chocolate hazelnut spread. This spread has been gracing tables since the 1940s and has solidified its place in the dessert hall of fame. Check out these four local restaurants for four swoon-worthy Nutella incarnations.

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Del Frisco’s Grille – Nutella Bread Pudding

Bread pudding might not be the hippest dessert you think of but this Nutella Bread Pudding will have you singing a different tune. Made with challah bread steeped in Nutella and chocolate, this bread pudding redefines dessert. The crispy outside melts into a gooey center and is complemented by a cascade of coffee ice cream. Dare you not to lick the spoon.

Del Frisco’s Grille is located at 55 S Lake Ave Ste 150, Pasadena, Call (626) 765-9913 or visit www.delfriscosgrille.com.

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Amara Chocolate – Nutella Latte

This Venezuelan chocolate cafe brims with chocolate creations, strong coffee and inventive arepas. Indulge in Nutella while getting your morning caffeine fix with Amara’s Nutella Latte. This hot and sweet drink comes with the option of added spice and a full body of chocolatey goodness. If coffee isn’t your beverage of choice then opt for a Nutella Hot Chocolate, you can’t go wrong with this steaming mug of comfort.

Amara Cafe is located at 55 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena. Call (626) 710 – 8831 or visit www.amarachocoalte.com for more details.

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CrepeStudio – PB & N Crepe

Crepes are a perfect canvas for Nutella, or any topping for that matter. The Peanut Butter and Nutella crepe at CrepeStudio is a pure pocketful of joy. This chewy, light crepe comes filled with creamy bananas, topped with whipped peanut butter and Nutella, topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with almonds.

CrepeStudio is located at 99 E Union Street. Call (626) 844-8810 or visit www.crepestudio.com.

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Waffles de Liege – Nutella Waffle

These crisp Belgian-style waffles that are a dessert-worthy treat that only benefits from the addition of Nutella, ice cream and a healthy dollop of whipped cream. Thier waffles are made with yeasted dough rather than batter, which gives them a heartier texture. Each waffle is cooked at high temperatures to caramelize the pearl sugar imported from Belgium.

Waffles de Liege is located at 21 East Holly Street, Pasadena. Call (626) 793-7726 or visit www.wafflesdeliege.com.

Nutella might possibly be the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoy this sumptuous holiday with a spoonful of the good stuff for good measure.

 

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