Decadent Nutella Custard Cake

READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 12-16




  • Cake base.
  • Preheat oven to 300 F
  • Whip egg whites using a mixer until they are firm.
  • Add sugar slowly.
  • When egg whites and sugar are well blended add lemon juice.
  • Transfer the mixture onto parchment paper placed inside a baking pan.
  • Let the cake bake at 250 F for 1hour.
  • After its done let it cool for 15-20 minutes.
  • Custard.
  • Place one large pot filled with water half way on the stove to boil.
  • Place jars of nutella into hot water so it softens while you prepare the custard
  • While you wait for the water to boil mix the egg yolks, eggs, flour, sugar, and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix it in a pot that can fit inside the larger pot with boiling water. If you have a double boiler that's perfect!
  • When the water starts boiling reduce it to a simmer and place the pot with the mixed ingredients on top of the pot with boiling water.
  • Slowly add the rest of the milk.
  • Cook until the mixture thickens. Stir continuously to avoid burning and/or scrambled eggs!
  • Remove from heat and let cool.
  • When the custard is luke warm add previously whipped butter.
  • Add 3 vanilla sugars into 1/3 of the custard (white custard).
  • Add softened nutella into the remaining 2/3 of the custard (chocolate custard).
  • Whip the whipping cream.
  • Layer the cake.
  • Cake base.
  • White custard mixture.
  • Graham crackers briefly dipped into milk.
  • Chocolate custard mixture.
  • Whipped cream.
  • Optional: crush some of the graham crackers and spread the crumbs on top of the whipped topping.