Chocolate-Hazelnut Crepe Cake

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Theresa F.: "This recipe takes the best of crepes and the most…" Read More
15Ingredients
500Calories
90Minutes

An unusual combination of cake and crepe, this cake is loaded with a nutty, chocolate flavor. You’ll be transported to the heart of Europe, where you can enjoy the fabulous taste of traditional cooking. Orange flower water and butter give this dessert a hint of sweet, rich flavor to complement the bitter of the dark chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 eggs
  • milk (50 cl.)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange blossom water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 100 grams butter
  • 150 grams dark chocolate (chopped)
  • 5 teaspoons chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 1 orange (organic)
  • 20 grams granulated sugar
  • 200 grams blanched hazelnuts (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine flour and salt.
  2. Add the eggs.
  3. Mix well with a whisk until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Gradually, stir in the milk , then add the oil and orange blossom water.
  5. Let stand for 1 hour at room temperature.
  6. If batter is too thick, add some milk.
  7. Heat a frying pan.
  8. Grease it lightly with a bit of oil.
  9. Pour a small ladle of batter and spread it over the entire surface by rotating the pan.
  10. Cook for less than 1 minute.
  11. Peel off the edges of the crepe with a spatula.
  12. Cook the crepes only on one side as they will continue to cook in the oven.
  13. Separate two eggs.
  14. Melt butter and chocolate in a double boiler.
  15. In a bowl, combine the butter /chocolate mixture, hazelnut spread, orange zest, remaining whole egg, 2 egg yolks, and sugar.
  16. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  17. In a buttered springform pan, place a crepe, top with chocolate mixture, sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts and repeat until desired height.
  18. Bake for ten minutes.
  19. Let cool for 1 hour.
  20. Unmold the crepe cake on a serving dish and sprinkle with cocoa powder.
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NutritionView more

500Calories
Sodium8%DV190mg
Fat45%DV29g
Protein22%DV11g
Carbs17%DV51g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories500Calories from Fat260
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat29g45%
Saturated Fat14g70%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol215mg72%
Sodium190mg8%
Potassium300mg9%
Protein11g22%
Calories from Fat260
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate51g17%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars16g32%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Theresa F. 1 Jul 2015
This recipe takes the best of crepes and the most desirable parts of cake and turns them into one glorious treat. Having oozing chocolate throughout and the nice accent of hazelnut that makes you drool.