Hazelnuts milk chocolate cake with hazelnut icing

1 Super softy moisty hazelnutty cake!
that is the one you want to bake!
It takes such a short time to make!
If you don't believe me, that's a mistake!

Yields : 1 family cake

Here's what we need :

150g hazelnuts milk chocolate, 60g hazelnut powder, 130g sugar, 120g butter at room temperature, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 4 eggs divided, 60g flour.

for the icing : 100g icing sugar, water, 3 tablespoons hazelnut powder.

Preheat the oven at 325°F.

Here's what we do :

Melt the chocolate in a "bain marie".

Out of heat add the butter cut coarsely & whisk.

Add in egg yolks & sugar.

Sift flour & mix in a bowl with baking powder & hazelnut powder.

Add to the chocolate mixture.

beat the egg whites until stif.

Add to the batter with a spatula carefully.

Bake for 35/40 minutes.

make the hazelnut icing by adding water to the icing sugar & hazelnut powder until the consistancy suits you (it shoudn't be to liquid).

I'm sharing this recipe on lisa's blog "Sweet as sugar cookies" on her sweet for saturday # 13

                                                                                                                                   relax, savour & share!


  1. Oh my, this looks delectible. Sweet without being overbaring. Just lovely.

  2. Lovely blog, great photos and recipes!

  3. Love hazelnuts and milk chocolate. Great combo.

  4. Oh my, what a delicious looking cake! I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link your cake up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2011/04/sweets-for-saturday-13.html

  5. It doesn't get any better than hazelnut/chocolate combination. The cake looks really moist.

  6. Hi very nice blog...
    This dish is perfect for this cold weather we are having. Delish!

    Bain Maries