Hazelnut cake with white chocolate

Hazelnut cake with white chocolate

Hazelnut cake with white chocolate

Course: Cake
This cake isn’t just a dessert; it’s a harmonious blend of flavors, a historical nod, and a guilt-free treat. Let’s break it down:
Calorie Insights: Now, I won’t bore you with calorie counts, but let’s just say this cake won’t tip the scales like a heavyweight boxer. It’s a sensible indulgence (oops, I mean sensible delight) that won’t leave you feeling like you’ve committed a dessert crime.

Health Benefits: Hazelnuts, those little powerhouses, bring more to the table than just crunch. They’re like the wise elders of the nut world, whispering heart-healthy secrets. Packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, and vitamin E, they’re like tiny knights defending your well-being.
Historic Whispers: Picture this: centuries ago, in cozy European kitchens, bakers concocted nutty wonders. The likes of Catherine de’ Medici (yes, the Italian queen with a flair for decadence) might have nibbled on hazelnut treats while plotting her next soirée. And who can forget the Renaissance artists, their brushes dipped in hazelnut-infused inspiration? This cake carries whispers of their creativity.
Taste Voyage: Imagine sinking your fork into a slice. The crumb—soft as a poet’s sigh—holds the essence of roasted hazelnuts. Each bite is like a stroll through a sun-dappled forest, where chocolate streams flow and vanilla-scented breezes kiss your senses.
Chocolate Cascade: Ah, the glaze! Melted white chocolate cascades over the cake like a moonlit waterfall. It’s not just decoration; it’s a promise of sweet surrender. And that hint of vegetable oil? It’s like a secret handshake between flavors, ensuring a glossy finish.
Toothpick Ritual: As the cake bakes, your kitchen transforms into a hazelnut-scented sanctuary. When that toothpick emerges clean, it’s like the universe whispering, “You’ve created magic.” And you have.
Chilled Anticipation: The cake cools, its aroma mingling with anticipation. You slice it, revealing the nut-studded crumb. The chocolate glaze sets, like a winter frost on a hazelnut branch. And as you take that first bite, you’re part of a timeless tale—a baker, an artist, a flavor explorer.
Remember, this cake isn’t just dessert; it’s a slice of history, a hug for your taste buds, and a celebration of life’s sweet moments. So go ahead, savor it—without the guilt. 🌰🍫


  • Softened butter 200g (7.1 oz)

  • Sugar 180g (6.4 oz)

  • Vanilla sugar 10g (0.35 oz)

  • Eggs 4 pcs

  • Milk 100 ml (3.45 fl oz)

  • Flour 200g (7.1 oz)

  • Baking powder – 2 teaspoons

  • Hazelnut 200g (7.1 oz)

  • Glazing
  • White or milk chocolate 200g (7.1 oz)

  • Vegetable oil – 2 teaspoons


  • Using a blender, thoroughly grind the nuts into fine crumbs.
  • In a large deep bowl, mix flour with baking powder and ground nuts. Set the flour mixture aside for now.
  • Now is the turn for wet ingredients. In another bowl, beat softened butter, sugar and vanilla sugar for a couple of minutes.
  • Add eggs, beat for another 2 minutes.
  • Add milk and stir.
  • Now add flour and ground hazelnuts. Mix everything well. The dough is ready.
  • Line a baking dish with baking paper. Place the dough in the mold and level it with a spatula.
  • Now bake the cake in a preheated 180 C° (350 F) oven for 50-60 minutes. Check the readiness of the cake with a toothpick.
  • Cool the completed cake for 10 minutes, then remove the mold and cool it down completely.
  • Glazing
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave or in a water bath. Add 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil and mix.
  • Chop the nuts into large chunks.
  • Cover the cooled cake with glaze and sprinkle with chopped nuts.
  • To allow the chocolate glaze to harden, place the cake in the refrigerator for 1 hour. When it’s done, the cake is ready to serve

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