I know the original one is strictly with almonds, but if you have a stock of hazelnuts at home, wouldn’t you try a new version?
And so it was.
Simply wonderful, Caprese – in all its variations – never disappoints.
SERVES 6 PEOPLE
READY IN 1h 10’
1, 5 dark chocolate bars
4 1/2 oz butter
4 oz sugar
1 tablespoon potato starch
4 oz hazelnuts (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
½ teaspoon baking powder
butter and all-purpose flour to taste
hazelnuts and confectioner’s sugar to taste
STEP 1: MELT THE CHOCOLATE
Broke the chocolate and melt in a water bath.
STEP 2: BEAT THE EGG WHITES
In a bowl divide the whites frome the yolks and beat the whites until stiff.
STEP 3: COMBINE THE INGREDIENTS
In a new bowl beat butter with the yolks (one at time).
Add , little by little, melted chocolate, sugar, potato starch, chopped hazelnuts, cocoa and baking powder.
Finally add beaten whites prepared on step 2.
STEP 4: COOK
Brush a cake tin with butter and sprinkle with flour.
place the cake mixture in it and cook in preheated oven at 170°C for about 45 minuti (check the cooking time with a toothpick!).
#getBready & enjoy your meal