Ingredients for hazelnut cake

  • 6 eggs
  • 200g sugar (1 cup)
  • 75g grounded hazelnuts (3/4 cup)
  • 175g flour (1 1/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 40g melted butter
  • 1 - 3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder

Hazelnut cake instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 Celcius or 350 Fahrenheit. Set the baking ring to 22 - 24 cm (8.5 - 9") and line with baking paper. Do not grease the sides.  Alternatively, bake in one deep 8" or to normal depth 8" cake pans.
  2. Beat eggs for 3 minutes with a standmixer. Then add sugar and beat for another 12 minutes until the batter doubles in volume.
  3. In a separate bowl stir together flour, ground hazelnuts, baking powder and cocoa powder.
  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet and gently fold in with a spatula - gently fold in butter as well.
  5. Pour the cake batter in the cake ring and bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes in the cake pan, then remove from the pan.

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