hazlnuts milk chocolate cake with hazelnut icing

April 14, 2011

Author Notes: the moisterest cake ever with a wonderful taste of hazelnut and milk chocolate frogincottage

Makes: 1 family cake

Ingredients

  • 150g hazelnut milk chocolate
  • 60g hazelnut powder
  • 130g sugar
  • 120g butter at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 eggs divided
  • 60g flour
  • 100g icing sugar
  • water
  • 3 tablespoons hazelnut powder
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven at 325°F.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a "bain marie". Out of heat add the butter cut coarsely & whisk.
  3. Add in egg yolks & sugar.
  4. Sift flour & mix in a bowl with baking powder & hazelnut powder
  5. Add to the chocolate mixture
  6. beat the egg whites until stif. Add to the batter with a spatula carefully. Bake for 35/40 minutes
  7. make the hazelnut icing by adding water to the icing sugar & hazelnut powder until the consistancy suits you (it shoudn't be to liquid).

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