praline noisette & paste

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  1. tasaras1234

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    Hi does any one know whats the difference between praliné noisette and pate de noisette? Is pate de noisette our common nutella? thanks a lot

     
  2. blwilson2039

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    Pate de noisette is just hazelnut paste with some sugar added. Technically, praline is made from either carmelized almonds and/or hazelnuts. Nutella is pretty much the same thing as pate de noisette, but I believe it has a higher sugar content. However, I'm not positive. In any case, you should be able to substitute it with no problems.
     
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    Thanks a lot! 
     
  4. chefpeon

    chefpeon Kitchen Dork

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    Remember, Nutella has cocoa in it, whereas Pate de Noisette does not.
     
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    I made both pate de noisette and praline noisette. I used praline noisette - milk chocolate (2:1) . I think pate de noisette needs dark chocolate however. If i try to make it like nutella can any one tell me how much cocoa(ratio to praline noisette) should i use? Thank you!