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Ferrero Rocher Cake

Ferrero Rocher Cake

As if the Oreo Cookie cake was not enough………… this Ferrero Rocher cake is the bomb!

Recipe Source: adapted from momsdish.com

Ingredients

Cake Layers
  • 7 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cups sugar, granulated
  • 2 cups finely ground hazelnuts or hazelnut flour
  • 3 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp baking powder
Icing:
  • 300 grams unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/4 cups chopped chocolate or chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
Also
  • 1.5 cup wafers, crushed
Decorating
  • 10 Ferrero Rocher chocolates
  • 3/4 cups hazelnuts, chopped / or 3/4 cups wafers, crushed

Instructions

Cake Layers
  1. Preheat oven to180 degrees. Line 2 – 8 inch round pans with foil and spray with non stick spray, or butter the sides.
  2. Sift flour, cocoa & baking powder. Stir in ground nuts.
  3. Whip eggs on high speed, until frothy. Slowly add the sugar and continue whipping until tripled in volume, about 5 minutes.
  4. Fold dry ingredients into the eggs , in 3 additions.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between 2 – 8 inch pans and bake at 350F, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Once baked, leave in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack.
Make the Icing:
  1. Melt chocolate in microwave, on low heat, in short intervals, stirring each between each time. Bring to room temperature.
  2. Whip chocolate, butter & Nutella until thoroughly combined.
Assembly:
  1. Once the cake is cool, split each cake in 2 even layers.
  2. Crush wafers by putting in a ziplock bag, then going over them with a rolling pin or something heavy.
  3. Reserve 3/4 cup icing for decorating.
  4. Place a dab of icing onto a serving platter.
  5. Put 1 cake layer on top and press to adhere.
  6. Put 1/4 of the remaining icing onto the cake and spread around evenly. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the crushed wafers.
  7. Repeat above 2 steps with the remaining cake layers.
  8. Pipe 8 stars on top of the cake.
  9. Cover the cake sides with reserved icing.
  10. Press the crushed wafers or chopped hazelnuts onto the sides of the cake.
  11. Place 1 Ferrero Rocher candy on top of each piped star.

Keep refrigerated if not serving right away. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Enjoy :)

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