Nut and Chocolate Cake

5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 81 kcal


For the dough:

  • 200 g Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 75 g Sugar
  • 1 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 100 g Butter

For covering:

  • 250 g Apricot jam
  • 150 g Butter
  • 150 g Sugar
  • 1 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 200 g Ground hazelnuts
  • 100 g Ground almonds
  • 1 cups Chocolateglaze


For the dough:

  • Mix the flour and baking powder and place in a mixing bowl.
  • Add sugar, vanilla sugar, egg and butter and knead.
  • Roll out the dough in a springform pan and prick several times with a fork.

For covering:

  • Spread the apricot jam on the dough.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  • Add sugar, vanilla sugar and water and stir.
  • Add the hazelnuts and almonds, stir and bring to the boil.
  • Spread the nut mixture on the dough.
  • Bake at 175 degrees top and bottom heat for about 30 minutes.
  • Melt the chocolate icing and spread it on the cake.


Serving: 100gCalories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 20g
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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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