Chocolate Hazelnut Cake with Praline Chocolate Crunch

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cake with Praline Chocolate Crunch
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups blanched hazelnuts (toasted)
  • 1 teaspoon hazelnut oil
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate (do not exceed 72% cacao, chopped)
  • 4 ounces milk chocolate (high-quality, such as Lindt or Scharffen Berger, chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 3/4 cups Puffed Rice Cereal (or crushed cornflakes)
  • unsalted butter (for parchment paper)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (natural)
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup brandy (or orange liqueur)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup hazelnut butter (or ground roasted hazelnuts)
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate (do not exceed 72% cacao, chopped)
  • 1 cup praline paste (hazelnut, reserved from praline chocolate crunch)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature, cubed)
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy cream (chilled, divided)
  • chocolate glaze
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts (roasted)
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NutritionView more

950Calories
Sodium10%DV230mg
Fat97%DV63g
Protein27%DV14g
Carbs28%DV84g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories950Calories from Fat570
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat63g97%
Saturated Fat34g170%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol290mg97%
Sodium230mg10%
Potassium480mg14%
Protein14g27%
Calories from Fat570
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate84g28%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars62g124%
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.