Nutella scone glaze is easy to make and is so delicious drizzled over scones. Rich hazelnut and chocolate combined with vanilla bean paste is so good, you will want to put it on everything.
Nutella chocolate scone glaze is easy to make and ready in just minutes. It is so delicious drizzled over a homemade scone. Rich hazelnut flavor and chocolate combined with vanilla bean paste is so good, you will want to put it on everything.
Scones are yummy all on their own, but adding a little bit of glaze on top of the scones just kicks it up a notch!
This glaze comes together so quickly, is absolutely divine, and raises the hazelnut factor- especially on top of our Nutella scone recipe!
I always have a jar of Nutella in the pantry. It's a great treat for breakfast on toast and I love it with my morning coffee.
Tools to make glaze for scones
You will only need a few items to make this quick and easy glaze to top your scones.
- Small mixing bowl
- Measuring cups and spoon
- Small whisk
Nutella Scone Glaze Ingredients
- Confectioner sugar
- Vanilla bean paste
- Vanilla extract
- Half and half
- Nutella Hazelnut Spread
How to make easy scone glaze
Start by measuring out powdered sugar with a measuring cup and place it in a small bowl. If your sugar is lumpy, sift through a small strainer like this one.
Add vanilla extract, vanilla bean paste, Nutella spread, and half and half.
With a small whisk, stir until the glaze is smooth and slowly drips from the bottom of the whisk.
If the glaze is too thick, add a bit more half and half until desired consistency.
Drizzle over scones or other baked goods.
Set on a wire rack to set. Place a piece of wax paper or parchment paper under the rack to catch any drips.
Nutella scone glaze is perfect for scones, of course, but you could use this for cookies, cupcakes, or drizzle over your favorite dish of ice cream!
Glaze or Frosting
So, what is the difference between glaze and frosting?
Glaze is a very thin frosting that you can drizzle over baked goods rather than a thick spread-like frosting. I like glaze because it doesn't mask or take over the flavor of what is underneath. A glaze should enhance the flavor of whatever it is on top of!
How to Store Nutella Glaze
If you have some glaze left over, pour it into an airtight container and place in the refrigerator. This will keep for up to 2 weeks. When ready to use, let the glaze come to room temperature.
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- 2 Cups confectioner sugar
- 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla bean paste
- 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 Tablespoons half and half
- 1 Tablespoon Nutella
- Mix all ingredients until a smooth consistency- if too thick add 1/4 teaspoon of half and half until you reach desired consistency.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 4mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 0gSugar: 28gProtein: 0g