Hazelnut and Chocolate Meringue Cake

Ellen Grossman Recipe By
  • Cooking and Prep: 3 h
  • Serves: 12
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Worth the efforts – this cake is sublime! A real treat for your Passover company.

Ingredients (11)

Cake

Topping

Garnish

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Make the Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line two large baking sheets with Gefen Easy Baking Parchment Paper. Draw two eight-inch rounds on the parchment paper.

  2. Spread hazelnuts on a second baking sheet and toast for 12 to 14 minutes, until browned. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a towel and rub to remove skins. Chop nuts, lower the oven temperature to 225 degrees Fahrenheit.

  3. In a bowl of standing electric mixer fitted with a whisk, beat the egg whites with the salt at medium high speed until soft peaks form.  Gradually beat in the granulated sugar at high speed until stiff peaks.  Beat in the vanilla and almond extracts.  Fold in the hazelnuts and chocolate chips.  Pour the melted chocolate down the side of the bowl and gently fold until the meringue is lightly marbled.
  4. Spread the meringue in the drawn circles and bake for 2 hours and 30 minutes, until crisp, rotate the pans halfway through baking.  Turn off the oven, leave the door ajar and let the meringues cool completely.

For the Topping

  1. In the bowl of a standing mixer, beat the cream with icing sugar until firm.  Remove the meringues from the parchment paper.  Spread the whipped cream on the layers and stack them.  Refrigerate or freeze the cake overnight.  

  2. Cut into wedges and serve at room temperature.  Garnish with chocolate shavings before serving.

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