Norwegian Hazelnut Cake Recipe

This sweet and rich flavored Norwegian Hazelnut Cake is easy to make. Learn how to make/prepare Norwegian Hazelnut Cake by following this easy recipe.
Norwegian Hazelnut Cake Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 16
Calories Per Serving 311
  • ¾ cup Hazelnuts
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 1½ cups White Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ½ cup heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 3 Eggs
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
How to make Norwegian Hazelnut Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  • Grease a 10-inch springform pan lightly.
  • Blend the hazelnuts in a food processor until coarsely ground, reserving 8 whole nuts for garnishing.
  • Reserve 1 tbsp of ground hazelnuts to use as a garnish.
  • Transfer butter to a small saucepan and melt it over low heat. Remove and cool.
  • Combine eggs, white sugar and 1 tsp of vanilla extract in a large bowl. Beat the mixture till it becomes thick and lemon colored, for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add flour, baking powder, salt and ground nuts. Mix well.
  • Beat the mixture while adding the cooled melted butter gradually. Mix till well blended.
  • Pour the batter into the greased pan.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Remove and cool in the pan for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the cake from the pan and transfer onto a serving plate.
  • Cover the cake with a cloth towel and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.
  • Heat whipping cream in a medium saucepan until just boiling.
  • Remove from heat and mix in chocolate chips. Stir to melt the chips and smooth out the mixture.
  • Add in ½ tsp vanilla extract and stir well.
  • Spread the cream mixture over the cooled cake, allowing it to run down to the sides.
  • Sprinkle the reserved ground nuts around the top edge of the glaze.
  • Arrange whole hazelnuts over the ground nuts.