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Alpine White Hazelnut Cake

Type: Cheese, Eggs
Courses: Dessert
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 packet  White cake mix
1/4 cup 59mlHazelnut liqueur or extract
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozRoasted and finely chopped Oregon hazelnut
1/2 cup 118mlFresh or thawed frozen raspberries
1   Alpine white candy bar - warmed and shaved in
1   Roasted Oregon hazelnuts - for garnish
1   Cream cheese
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozButter
1   Powdered sugar
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla
1 teaspoon 5mlHazelnut liqueur or extract

Recipe Instructions

Prepare and bake white cake mix in two layers according to package directions, except substitute 1/4 cup hazelnut liqueur or extract for 1/4 cup water. Cool on racks.

For frosting, cream together butter and cream cheese, then add remaining frosting ingredients. (Add a few drops of milk or cream if it becomes too thick.) Frost center of bottom layer of cake, sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts (reserving 2 teaspoons), and arrange raspberries over all.

Top with 2nd layer of cake and continue icing. When finished, arrange candy bar curls in center of cake, and sprinkle remaining chopped Oregon hazelnuts and whole hazelnuts. Cut into slices and serve.

You Magazine, Mail on Sunday, 25 May 1997


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