Oh boy. This sounds amazing!
Today’s cake is part of my childhood memories. The original cake is a spiced walnut cake soaked in syrup,so delicious. My mom though adds some chocolate in the syrup and it gets so irresistible!
Today we take a traditional Greek walnut cake and kick it up a notch! I substitute walnuts with hazelnuts and the results were heavenly. Fluffy,moist hazelnut cake soaked in chocolate syrup,promised to satisfy the pickiest taste buds! Do not fear the sugar,is really well balanced and isn’t overwhelming at all.
FOUNTOUKOPITA-CHOCOLATE SYRUP SOAKED HAZELNUT CAKE
Yield: 12 servings Cooking time: 35-40 minutes Difficulty:easy
For the cake
- 7 oz (200 grams) unsalted butter,soften
- 1 cup of sugar.
- 5 eggs,room temperature and separated yolks from egg whites
- 2 cups finely ground hazelnuts
- 1/2 cup GF bread crumbs.
- 1/2 cup gluten free flour for baking
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp…
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