How to make it

  • Pre heat oven at 175 deg .
  • Grease a 22 cm springform pan .
  • Process the nuts until finely chopped .
  • Beat the egg whites until peaks form .
  • Beat the eggs yolks and sugar until creamy .
  • Fold the yolks into nuts and add the baking pwd .
  • now , fold this into whites gently using a metal knife .
  • Pour in the pan and bake for 30 mins or until the top of the cake is springy .
  • Cool completely and turn on a wire rack .
  • Cut the cake into 2 , horizontally .
  • Spead the cream on top of one layer and place the second layer on top .
  • Spread the reats of the cream on top and sides .
  • Sprinkle the chopped nuts on side of the cake .
  • Pipe the extra cream around the edge .
  • Dust the top with the pwd and decorate with the hazelnut chocolates .
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    " It was excellent "
    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    u enjoyed ur holidays in baking....rite chole...wounderful..
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  • krumkake 9 years ago
    More great history to go along with a beautiful and delicious recipe - I'm greatly enjoying browsing your recipe this afternoon!
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    Another great one Cholena!!
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    this looks wonderful!
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    " It was excellent "
    pariscipes ate it and said...
    wow! Wonderful recipe, cholena! It looks like our 'tourte' in France, prepared with pastry shell! I will try this mouth watering recipe very soon! Many thanks for sharing!
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