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Hazelnut Cake

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Hazelnut Cake is an amazingly delicious and easy to prepare dessert recipe. Try it for once; you wont wish to try any other dessert for your coming parties!
Ingredients
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground hazelnuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Self rising flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hazelnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Filbert Nuts)
Directions

Beat the egg yolks with 1/2 cup sugar until the mixture is very thick.
Fold in the ground hazelnuts and flour.
Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
Add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff.
Mix 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter until thoroughly combined.
Fold in the remainder carefully.
Place the batter, which will be quit stiff, in a well buttered and floured 8 inch spring form cake tin or other cake pan with 1 1/2 inch sides.
Bake in a preheated 350o oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until the cake tests done.
Cool 5 minutes in the pan then remove to a wire rack.
Mix together the confectioners' sugar, water and vanilla until smooth.
Ice the top of the cake with the sugar mixture and decorate with hazelnuts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Nut

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