The hazelnut cake recipe is typical of the southwestern Piedmont.
It 'a sweet characteristic of piedmontese cuisine of the Langhe hills. Langhe are home to the production of hazelnuts.
THE RECIPE OF THE PIEDMONT hazelnut cake:
INGREDIENTS FOR 10 PEOPLE:
- 00 Flour 200 gr
- 200 g caster sugar
- Piedmont Hazelnuts Shelled 150 gr
- BUTTER 100 gr
- No. 3 EGGS
- N 1 packet of yeast
- OLIVE OIL
- A LITTLE OF MILK
Toast the Piedmont hazelnuts, peel and chop finely.
Break the eggs into a bowl, add the piedmontese butter softened by a spatula , sugar and grated lemon rind, flour and baking powder sifted together.
Combine hazelnuts, a spoonful of olive oil and a cup of milk.
Mix everything together thoroughly, pour the mixture into a greased and floured baking pan.
Bake at 210 ° C for about 35 minutes.
Serve cold hazelnut cake served with honey.
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