Recipe by swimmer175
I love hazelnuts, and once i saw the picture that goes along with this recipe my mouth just started watering! I had to post it here so i don't lose it. cool and chill times are included in the cooking times.
- 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
- 2 1⁄2 cups Bisquick
- 1 cup sugar
- 3⁄4 cup ground hazelnuts
- 1⁄4 cup shortening
- 1 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 3⁄4 cup powdered sugar
- 1 1⁄2 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Directions See How It's Made
- Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour 2 round 9x1-1/2 inch pans.
- Reserve 1 cup pumpkin, set aside.
- Beat remaining pumpkin and all remaining ingrediants except powdered sugar, whipping cream, 1/2 teaspoons vanilla, and 1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice in a large bowl with an electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds scraping bowl constantly.
- Beat on medium speed 4 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly between pans.
- Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, remove from pan, cool completely, about 1 hour.
- Beat the powdered sugar, whipping cream, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice in chilled large bowl on high speed until stiff. Gently fold in pumpkin.
- Place 1 cake layer, rounded side down on serving platter; spread with half of pumpkin cream. Top with second layer, rounded side up. Spread remaining cream on top, top with very finely chopped hazelnuts if you wish.
- Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.