Sheet Pan


January 19, 2013
1 Ratings
  • Makes 8
Author Notes

All crunchy hazelnuts on the outside, dense and chewy on the inside with a rich, nutty, buttery flavor. —almacucina

What You'll Need
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 cup ground, toasted hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour, or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • confectioners sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Butter and flour 6 large or 8 medium brioche tins and place them on a sheet pan (or you could also use a muffin tin).
  2. Combine sugar, ground toasted hazelnuts and flour in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl combine egg whites, melted butter and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the liquid mixture into the dry mixture and whisk together just until combined. Do not over mix. Pour batter (it will be very thick and viscous) into prepared tins.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until the cakes are golden brown and spring back when touched in the center. When cool enough to handle remove from tins and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Milanese are best eaten fresh. Tightly wrap any uneaten portions and they'll stay tasty for a couple of days.

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  • Lou Vilardo
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3 Reviews

pagex January 31, 2023
The amount of butter is missing so I guessed 1/4 cup also added 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt. They came out perfectly.
pagex January 28, 2023
It does not say how much melted butter to use. so it is incomplete.
Lou V. August 18, 2018
Butter is called for in the instructions but is not listed in the ingredients list. Any idea of how much butter to use?