Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake is a rich and indulgent dessert that combines the flavors of chocolate and hazelnut. This cake is moist and tender, with a deep chocolate flavor and a subtle nuttiness from the hazelnuts. The cake layers are filled and frosted with a creamy and smooth chocolate hazelnut buttercream, adding an extra layer of decadence. Topped with chopped hazelnuts and a drizzle of chocolate ganache, this cake is a showstopper that will impress any chocolate lover.

11 Rating -
Non Vegdiet
5hr 45minstotal
4hr 35minsPrep
1hr 10minsCook
4hr 35m.Prep
1hr 10m.Cook
Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

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Ingredients for Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe

  • 0.17 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 0.06 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/25 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.08 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 0.17 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 0.33 Large Eggs
  • 0.08 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/50 cup Hazelnut Liqueur
  • 0.13 cup Buttermilk
  • 0.08 cup Chopped Hazelnuts
  • as needed For The Chocolate Hazelnut Buttercream
  • 0.08 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 0.33 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/25 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/25 cup Hazelnut Spread
  • 0.08 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • as needed For The Decoration
  • as required Chopped Hazelnuts
  • as per your need Chocolate Ganache

Directions: Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven and prepare the cake pans by greasing and lining them with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • STEP 3.In another bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 4.Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • STEP 5.Mix in the vanilla extract and hazelnut liqueur.
  • STEP 6.Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  • STEP 7.Fold in the chopped hazelnuts.
  • STEP 8.Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans.
  • STEP 9.Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • STEP 10.Let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • STEP 11.Prepare the chocolate hazelnut buttercream by beating together butter, powdered sugar, cocoa powder, hazelnut spread, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  • STEP 12.Place one cake layer on a serving plate and spread a layer of buttercream on top.
  • STEP 13.Repeat with the remaining cake layer and buttercream.
  • STEP 14.Decorate the cake with chopped hazelnuts and drizzle with chocolate ganache.
  • STEP 15.Refrigerate the cake for at least 1 hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure all the ingredients are at room temperature before starting.
  • To enhance the hazelnut flavor, toast the chopped hazelnuts before folding them into the batter.
  • For a more intense chocolate flavor, use dark cocoa powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Chocolate Hazelnut Cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • Bring the cake to room temperature before serving for the best texture and flavor.
  • Serve slices of the cake with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
calories per serving
13 g Fat5 g Protein47 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp