Ferrero Rocher cake


You will discover that this cake contains very untypical ingredients; only 2 Tbsp of flour, while most of the texture is composed of ground hazelnuts. But don't worry, the texture is still fluffy and full of rich hazelnut flavor.

Cuisine: English

Main Ingredient: Hazelnuts

Category: Dessert

Difficulty: 5/10

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Ferrero Rocher cake

Serves: 10
Oven temp: 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4
Prep Time: 35 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins

Ingredients

QtyIngredient
5 largeEggs
6 tablespoonsGranulated sugar
1 3/4 cupsHazelnuts; ground
2 tablespoonsFlour
2 tablespoonsCocoa powder
2 tablespoonsBaking powder
200 gramsUnsalted butter
1 1/2 cupsChocolate chips
7 tablespoonsNutella
1 cupWafers; crushed
1/2 cupHazelnuts; chopped
1 boxFerrero Rocher

Method

To make the cake
StepInstruction
1Whisk eggs with sugar until they are three times in volume, light and fluffy.
2Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder. Mix in with ground nuts.
3Using spatula, fold in dry ingredients by thirds, be very gentle with the dough so you don’t over mix it and loose the fluffiness. Butter all sides of the 9 inch baking dish, pour batter into the dish. Bake at 350F for about 40 minutes.
To make the cream
StepInstruction
1Dissolve chocolate, either in water bath or microwave. Let chocolate cool to a room temperature. Combine chocolate together with butter and Nutella. Whisk cream together.
Putting it all together
StepInstruction
1Slice the cake into two or three layers. Break wafers into small pieces.
2Spread cream over each layer evenly, sprinkle wafers over the cream. Decorate outside of the cake, using the left over cream, cake and hazelnuts.
3Slice ferrero rocher candy in half and place it on the edge of the cake all around.

Tip!

Just before serving the cake, remove from refrigerator to soften the cream a little.
Baking
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