Hazelnut oil is extracted from hazelnuts. It may be sold toasted or untoasted, and refined or unrefined. See: Hazelnuts.

Health considerations

Hazelnut oil is a source of vitamin E. Its fatty acid profile is on average: 80% oleic acid, 10% linoleic acid, 5% palmitic acid, 3% stearic acid with small quantities of other fatty acids. It is rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. See: Oleic acid.

Keep in mind

Hazelnut oil may contain tace amounts of allergenic hazelnut proteins.

May be found in

Confectionery, sold as is, salad dressings, chocolate, cakes, cookies, praline, Dacquoise


European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology

Alternative Spellings and Names

Filbert oil, cobnut oil

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