Hazelnut Chocolate Cake

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10Ingredients
90Minutes
580Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/3 cups unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 3 eggs (beaten lightly)
  • 1 cup self raising flour (sifted)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/3 cups ground hazelnuts
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder (sifted)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 2/3 cups powdered sugar (sifted)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and line the base and sides of an 8 inch round cake pan.
    2. Put the 1 1/3 cups butter, sugar and vanilla bean paste into a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until pale and creamy. On a low speed, add the beaten egg, a little at a time, alternating with a spoonful of flour. Gradually add 1/2 cup milk, then the remaining flour, hazelnuts, 1/3 cup cocoa powder and salt.
    3. Spread the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a flat knife. Bake for 50-60 mins, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.
    4. Cool the cake in the pan for 10 mins, then turn it out onto a wire rack to cool completely,
    5. To make the icing, place 6 tbsp butter, 2 tbsp milk and 2 tbsp cocoa powder into a small bowl and mix together. Slowly add the powdered sugar, in small batches, beating well with a wooden spoon. Spread the cake with the chocolate icing and serve.
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    NutritionView More

    580Calories
    Sodium3% DV65mg
    Fat51% DV33g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs24% DV71g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories580Calories from Fat300
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat33g51%
    Saturated Fat17g85%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol130mg43%
    Sodium65mg3%
    Potassium180mg5%
    Protein6g12%
    Calories from Fat300
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate71g24%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars58g116%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium6%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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