DIY Recipe: Perfect Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting

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Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting. Great recipe for Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting. This is a moist chocolate cake with a rich but light and creamy hazelnut filling. The filling is so good with the chocolate cake.

Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting It's a truly decadent dessert worthy of Valentine's Day or any other holiday. Great recipe for Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting. This is a moist chocolate cake with a rich but light and creamy hazelnut filling. You can make Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting using 22 ingredients and 23 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting

  1. Prepare of FOR CHOCOLATE CAKE.
  2. It’s 1 3/4 cups of all purpose flour.
  3. It’s 2 cups of granulated sugar.
  4. Prepare 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder.
  5. You need 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder.
  6. You need 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda.
  7. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  8. It’s 2 of large eggs.
  9. You need 1 cup of whole milk.
  10. It’s 1/2 cup of canola oil.
  11. It’s 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  12. You need 1 cup of hot water.
  13. You need of FOR THE HAZELNUT FILLING AND FROSTING.
  14. It’s 3 cups of heavy whipping cream, cold.
  15. Prepare 8 ounces of mascarpone cheese, at room temperature.
  16. It’s 1 cup of nutella, hazelnut spread.
  17. Prepare 2 cups of confectioner's sugar.
  18. It’s 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  19. It’s of GARNISH.
  20. Prepare 1/4 cup of nutella hazelnut spread.
  21. Prepare of white and dark chocolate shavings, as needed.
  22. It’s of chopped hazelnuts, as needed.

The filling is so good with the chocolate cake. Chill the cake for easy slicing, but serve at room temperature. Line bottom of pans with parchment circles, cut to fit pan. Spray pan again, coating the parchment paper.

Chocolate Layer Cake with Whipped Hazelnut Cream Filling and Frosting step by step

  1. MAKE CHOCO L ATE CAKE.
  2. Spray 3 – 8 inch cake pans with bakers spray. Preheat oven to 350.
  3. In a bowl whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa power, baking soda, baking powder and salt..
  4. In another bowl whisk together, eggs, milk, canola oil, vanilla and add to flour mixture and beat just until smoooth, beat in hot water just until combined.
  5. Pour evenly into prepared pans and bake for about 15 to 18 minutes just until a toothpick comes out just clean. Cool in pans 15 minutes then remove and cool completely.
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  7. MAKE NUTELLA FILLING AND FROSTING.
  8. Beat mascarpone and nutella until smooth.
  9. In another chilled bowl beat cream until soft peaks form.
  10. Add sugar and vanilla until it holds its shape.
  11. Fold nutella/mascarpone mixture into whipped cream in 3 additions until uniform in color.
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  13. ASSEMBLE CAKE Place 1 layer, bottom up on serving plate.
  14. Spread some filling on.
  15. Add second layer of cake, bottom uo.
  16. Frost with more filling.
  17. Add last third layer.
  18. And frost entire cake. Chill at least 2 hours before adding garnishes.
  19. GARNISH CAKE.
  20. Heat nutella spread just until spreadable in the microwave.
  21. Drizzle over cake and decorate with chopped white and dark chocolate and chopped hazelnuts.
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Frost sides and top of cake with chocolate frosting. See great recipes for Vanilla Layer Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache Filling and Whipped Coconut Cream Frosting too! Use Leftover Nutella For: Assemble the cake: Place the first cake layer on a plate or cake stand. Spread with chocolate filling, then pipe or spread a layer of frosting on top (save some frosting for the second layer as well). Don't pipe or spread all the way out to the edge as the weight of the cake will make it spread.