DIY Recipe: Tasty Hazelnut Layer Cake with Hazelnut Cream Frosting

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Hazelnut Layer Cake with Hazelnut Cream Frosting. This easy Chocolate Hazelnut Layer Cake is a showstopper! Mix that together with some softened cream cheese and powdered sugar… Then Fold in some whipped cream… Made of a rich chocolate cake, creamy hazelnut frosting, and chocolate ganache, this fudgy chocolate hazelnut layer cake is the ultimate treat for any celebration. Since all the layers of the cake are fudgy and creamy, adding some crunch by using chopped hazelnuts makes it even better.

Hazelnut Layer Cake with Hazelnut Cream Frosting Some roughly chopped hazelnuts along the bottom finish off this pretty Nutella Hazelnut Cake. All I see is deliciously creamy Nutella frosting, totally kick ass candied hazelnuts and perfect layers of cake. This silky buttercream frosting is made with hazelnut paste. You can cook Hazelnut Layer Cake with Hazelnut Cream Frosting using 23 ingredients and 20 steps. Here is how you make it.

Ingredients of Hazelnut Layer Cake with Hazelnut Cream Frosting

  1. You need of For Vanilla Hazelnut Cake.
  2. It’s 3 cups of cake flopur.
  3. You need 1 tablespoon of baking powder.
  4. You need 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  5. Prepare 1 2/3 cups of unsalted butter, at room temperature.
  6. Prepare 1 1/2 of . cup granulated sugar.
  7. You need 4 of large eggs, lightly beaten.
  8. Prepare 2/3 cup of whole milk.
  9. You need 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.
  10. Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of hazelnut extract.
  11. It’s of For Hazelnut Cream Frosting.
  12. Prepare 3 cups of cold heavy cream.
  13. Prepare 8 ounces of marscapone cheese, at room temperature.
  14. Prepare 1 cup of nutella hazelnut spread, at room tempersture.
  15. You need 2 cups of confectioner's sugar.
  16. You need 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  17. Prepare of For Garnish.
  18. It’s as needed of cocoa powder for sprinkling.
  19. Prepare of Roasted hazelnuts aa needed.
  20. Prepare as needed of white chocolate shavings.
  21. You need of For Garnish.
  22. Prepare of Roasted hazelnuts aa needed.
  23. Prepare as needed of white chocolate shavings.

For a fun variation, try it with white or dark chocolate. This classic buttercream frosting is rich and luxurious. Tom Douglas sometimes folds in whipped cream for a lighter touch. A deliciously light and moist soured cream cake with hazelnut and a hazelnut buttercream.

Hazelnut Layer Cake with Hazelnut Cream Frosting step by step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 10 inch, a 8 inch and a 6 inche cake pans with bakers spray.
  2. In a bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In another bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add flour mixture alternating with milk beating just until smooth then add eggs and bea just until combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared o ans so that they all are the same height about 1 inch in each oan. You want the layers about the same height. Note my 10 inch pan seems to big but it's just because of its high sides.
  6. Bake until a toothpick comes out just clean. The times will be slightly different for each pan. The 6 inch will take about 10 minutes, the 8 inch about 11 to 13 minutes and the 10 inch about 13 to 16 minutes. Cool on racks in pans 10,inutes then remove from pans to cool completely before frosting.
  7. Make Hazelnut Cream Frosting.
  8. In a bowl beat nutella and marscapone until smooth.
  9. In another large bowl beat cream until it starts to thicken, add sugar and vanilla and beat until it holds its shspe.
  10. Fold nutella/marscapone into whipped cream in 3 additions until uniform in color.
  11. Assemble Cake.
  12. Place 10 inch cake layer on a platter bottom up.
  13. Frost with the hazelnut cream.
  14. Center the 8 inch cake layer on the 10 inch layer, bottom up.
  15. Frost with more hazelnut cream.
  16. Finally center the 6 inch layer on the 8 inch layer and frost with more hazelnut cream. Neater up the whole cake with remaing frosting.
  17. Sprinkle top with cocoa powder then decorate with whole roasted hazelnuts and white chocolate shavings. Chill at least 2 hours before slicing.
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To assemble cake, place cake layer on serving plate or cake stand, meringue-side-up. Top with remaining cake layer, meringue-side-up. Top with dollops of whipped cream mixture, spreading slightly to cover top of cake. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, cornstarch, and hazelnut. I make this cake on birthdays and other special occasions because it looks and tastes so amazing.