y chocolate and hazelnut cake is made of hazelnut dacquoise, dark chocolate ganache and hazelnut flavored French buttercream. Yum!
First I will make hazelnut dacquoise. To get intense hazelnut flavor I will use toasted, peeled and ground hazelnuts. I will distribute my dacquoise into four molds in order to get equal cake layers. If you want to learn more about , check my post!
Next, I’ll make dark chocolate ganache. If you are a fan of this rich chocolate yummyness, I have elaborate post about . Also, I have lots of recipes that are made with one of the ganache types, such as , , , or . Pick any of these, they are all winners!
French buttercream is only one type of this rich filling, and all about other types of you can learn in my post. I actually prefer the French one since it has the most delicate texture, and egg yolks give it another dimension. For my chocolate and hazelnut cake I will make hazelnut buttercream by adding it pure hazelnut paste, so when you take a bite of this cake, the intense hazelnut flavor will simply explode in your mouth! Yum! If you are looking for more buttercream inspiration today, I recommend you also check my or , they are equally delicious!
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