Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake

60 min
8
Medium

INGREDIENTS

FOR CAKE:

  • 120g butter

    120g flour type

    120g sugar

    20g milk

    40g hazelnut paste

    2 eggs

    10g vanilla

    3g baking powder

FOR FILLING:

  • 1000ml cream

    1500g chocolate

FOR DECORATION:

  • Crushed hazelnuts to taste

    Ferrero Rocher to taste

    Instructions

    1. CAKE BATTER

      • Sift flour, 60g of sugar, and baking powder. 
      • In a bowl, cream the softened butter and 60g of sugar. Then, add the eggs and vanilla.
      • Combine the two mixtures with the milk.
      • Once the mixture is thick and creamy, add the hazelnut paste.
      • Bake the cake at 180°C. When springy to the touch and a tester inserted in center comes out clean it is ready (55 minutes to 1 hour).
    2. FILLING
      • Pour the cream into a saucepan and heat over low heat.
      • As soon as it starts to boil, remove from heat and add chocolate and melt. The mixture should be smooth and consistent.
      • Let it cool.
    3. DECORATION
      • Arrange the Ferrero Rocher along the edges of the cake.
      • Cut the cake in half, and with a spatula, spread the inside and outside with the milk chocolate ganache.
      • Spread all the crushed hazelnuts around the cake, on top of the chocolate ganache.