German Hazelnut Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix together the sugar, eggs and flavouring and set aside.
  • In another bowl, cream the butter and gradually add it to the sugar mixture.
  • Mix the flour, baking powder and ground nuts together.
  • Add it to the sugar and butter mixture a spoonful at a time.
  • Fold in the chocolate.
  • Grease a 26 cm (10 1/2 ") ring baking tin and fill with the batter.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 65 minutes.
  • Test cake for doneness by piercing the middle with a wodden toothpick; if it's clean it's done.
  • Remove from oven and allow to stand for 5 to 10 minutes, loosen from sides of tin with knife then turn out onto a cake wire so that it can dry off.
  • Dust the cooled cake with icing sugar.
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