Hazelnut Cake

by Christopher
(El Paso, TX, USA)

Hazelnut Cake

Hazelnut Cake

This recipe serves about 10 and it's delicious!

1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup safflower oil
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup finely chopped hazelnuts


Preheat oven to 350F. Combine first 5 ingredients in mixing bowl and beat together with electric mixer. Combine remaining ingredients except the hazelnuts in another bowl. Sprinkle into the wet mixture a bit at a time and beat in with the mixer until velvety smooth.

Lightly oil 9 in. cake pan. Sprinkle the bottom with flour. Pour in half of the batter, then sprinkle it evenly with half of the hazelnuts. Pour in the remaining batter and top with the remaining hazelnuts. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until tests clean. Cook, and cut into wedges.

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