Nutella Grand Marnier Cake ___

Nutella Grand Marnier Cake


For the Cake:

  • Batter:
  • 1 Jar of Nutella (375 Gr.)
  • 1 Stick of butter (113 Gr.)
  • 6 Eggs separated
  • 0.5 Cup - Semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 0.5 Cup - Chopped toasted hazelnuts
  • Marnier
  • 1 Orange
  • of salt

For the Ganache:

  • 0.5 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 0.5 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Grand Marnier
  • 0.25 cup whole hazelnuts
  • 1 orange


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Cake Preparation:

  1. Add one room temperature stick of butter into a stand mixer.
  2. Add one jar of Nutella.
  3. Mix the two into a creamy consistency.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of chopped hazelnuts.
  5. Add 6 egg yolks.
  6. Add 2 Tbs of Grand Marnier.
  7. Add the zest of one orange and the juice of 1/2  an orange.
  8. Mix everything in the stand mixer for 2-3 mins.
  9. Melt 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate morsels.
  10. Fold the chocolate into the cake batter.
  11. In a large bowl put the 6 egg whites and a pinch of salt.
  12. Beat the eggs with a hand mixer until  the eggs turn into a fluffy foam.
  13. Little by little add the egg whites to the cake batter and fold them into the batter.
  14. Pour the batter into a 9" springform baking pan.
  15. Bake fro 40 mins. at 350F.

Ganache Preparation:

  1. In a pot, add 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream and 2 Tbs. of Grand Marnier.
  2. Bring everything to a boil.
  3. Pour the hot heavy cream into another pot containing 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate morsels.
  4. Wait 3 mins. and start stirring until the chocolate morsels are completely dissolved.
  5. Let everything cool for about one hour.
  6. Pour the ganache over the cake and spread with a spatula.
  7. Garnish with whole hazelnuts and orange zest curls.