How to Skin Hazelnuts

Learn how to peel hazelnuts like a pro, and tune in to Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship on Sundays at 9|8 c for more tips and baking ideas.
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Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

A Step-by-Step Guide

Need to skin a bunch of hazelnuts for a recipe? Here's how to do it like a champ.

Step 1

Spread your hazelnuts out on a baking sheet …

Step 2

… and bake in a warm oven till toasty, nutty-smelling and brown.

Step 3

Pour the nuts into a kitchen towel …

Step 4

… and rub aggressively …

Step 5

… until all the skins have slipped off.

Step 6

Pull out the nuts, leaving the skins behind.