Hazelnut and orange cake

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41K4.4 January 23th 2019
Hazelnut and orange cake
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For 1 cake, you will need:

Times:

PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 18 min.57 min.2 hours 15 min.

Step by step recipe

1

Hazelnut crumble topping

Put into a food mixer bowl: 20 g butter, 20 g ground hazelnuts, 20 g brown sugar and 20 g flour.
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2Beat until the dough is evenly mixed.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
3Break up the dough into small pieces and spread out over a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Put in the freezer.
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4

Orange syrup

Put into a saucepan: the juice of 2 oranges (you will need 50g from each orange), 50 g water, 50 g caster sugar and the zest of one of the oranges.
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5Bring the syrup to the boil, then take off the heat and cover.

Set aside.
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6

Beaten egg whites



Beat 130 g egg white to stiff peak stage and add 40 g caster sugar at the end.

Put to wait in the fridge.
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7Cut 160 g candied fruit (orange) into small dice.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
8Put into a bowl and add 20 g flour.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
9Mix together thoroughly with a fork.

This is to stop the candied fruit sinking to the bottom of the cake during cooking, so it should stay evenly spread through the cake.
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10

Cake batter

Put into a mixer bowl: 150 g butter, 80 g caster sugar and 20 g honey.
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11Beat until evenly mixed.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
12Add 60 g egg yolk and beat again.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
13Sieve 180 g flour and 6 g baking powder into the bowl with the excess flour off the candied fruit.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
14Beat once again until evely mixed.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
15With the mixer on slow speed, add the beaten egg whites a little at a time.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
16Finish by adding the candied fruit.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
17Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Put the cake batter into a buttered loaf tin or mould.
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18Scatter the frozen hazelnut crumble topping over.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
19Bake for 40-50 minutes.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
20Turn out while still hot onto a wire rack and use a brush to soak the cake with the orange syrup.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25
21Decorate with a dusting of icing sugar.Hazelnut and orange cake : etape 25

Remarks

For the fruit, try using candied grapefruit peel, which works very well.
This cake lends itself easily to different versions, such as almond and lemon.
View this recipe : https://cooking-ez.com/desserts/recipe-hazelnut-and-orange-cake.php
May 22th 2024.
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