Hazelnut Cake with Chocolate Icing

5 from 6 votes
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people


  • 7 piece Eggs
  • 5 tbsp Lukewarm water
  • 300 g Sugar
  • 1 packet Ground hazelnuts
  • 125 g Flour
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Rum Flavoring
  • 0,5 packet Baking powder


  • Separate the eggs and beat the egg whites until stiff
  • Stir the egg yolks, water and sugar until frothy. Add hazelnuts, flour, oil, rum flavor, baking powder and stir well.
  • Carefully fold in the egg whites and place in a greased wreath dish. I sprinkle the shape with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius and bake the cake for about 50 minutes. Chopstick sample! Brush the cooled cake with chocolate icing.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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