Nutella marbled blondies with salted almonds

I love baking, but I really hate cleaning up. So here is my new recipe for yummy blondies that can be made using one mixing bowl. They are very quick to whip up and will be devoured even faster. I find that using salted almonds gives these brownies an extra edge, the salt balances the sweetness. You can also use this as a base recipe to add extra ingredients such as small marshmallows, fudge pieces or white chocolate, yum!

This recipe is one of the first recipe’s I’ve ever developed and I still love it! Feel free to add any extra ingredients such as:

  • small marshmallows
  • peanuts
  • toffee
  • salted caramel
  • whatever your heart desires!

If you feel like something more chocolaty… why not try these Malteser brownies too?


Nutella marbled blondies with salted almonds

Delicious buttery blondies marbled with nutella and salted almonds. Easy to make and delicious to eat!


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 100 g butter salted
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 5 ml baking powder
  • Handful of almonds
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 100 ml Nutella


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Prepare a deep baking sheet (20cm x 20cm) by lining it with foil (shiny side up) and buttering all the sides.
  2. Melt the butter in the microwave and allow to cool for about 10 minutes.

  3. Add the egg, sugar and vanilla essence and mix until the mixture looks smooth.
  4. Add the flour and baking powder and mix with a wooden spoon. Do not over mix! The trick is using 10-12 strokes.
  5. Stir in your chosen flavourings. I like to use chocolate chips, salted almonds, marshmallows or even turkish delight pieces.
  6. Pour the batter into the baking sheet.
  7. Add lines of nutella over the batter. Using a toothpick or the back or a teaspoon drag 4-5 horizontal lines through the nutella and batter to make a marbled pattern.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
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2 thoughts on “Nutella marbled blondies with salted almonds”

  1. May I make a request?

    Do you have a recipe to share for red velvet cake? (Na Isabella’s se red Velvet is ek nog alkyd opsoek na ‘n lekker red velvet) Or perhaps a nice brownie recipe? I can not wait to try this blondie and salted almonds recipe. Will let you know as soon as I do.

  2. Blondies and brownies are my favorite. I love that you use salted almonds. I’ve never tried almonds in brownies or blondies. I always use walnuts but now I’m curious about using almonds. Thanks for the inspiration.

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