Hazelnut Poppy Seed Torte

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 20mins
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Easy torte with hazelnuts, poppy seeds and ricotta, topped with toasted hazelnuts and hazelnut chocolate spread. Use our Hazelnut Chocolate Spread recipe to make your own delicious topping!

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018


  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
  • Orange icon
    x 1½
  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
  • Poppy seeds icon
    Poppy seeds
  • Hazelnut flour icon
    Hazelnut flour
  • Hazelnut chocolate spread icon
    Hazelnut chocolate spread
    as needed
  • Hazelnuts icon
    1⅛ cups


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Round pan - 10"

Step preview

  1. Prepare a round pan with parchment paper
  2. Pre-heat
  3. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Add egg white
  5. Whisk until stiff peaks form
  6. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  7. Add room temperature salted butter
  8. Add granulated sugar
  9. Cream together until smooth
  10. Add egg yolk
  11. Add zest of orange
  12. Add ricotta cheese
  13. Add poppy seeds
  14. Add hazelnut flour
  15. Mix until combined
  16. Transfer egg whites to batter
  17. Fold together until just combined
  18. Transfer batter to round pan
  19. Bake for 25min until skewer tests clean
  20. Spread with hazelnut chocolate spread
  21. Sprinkle with toasted, coarsely chopped hazelnuts
  22. Sprinkle with zest of orange
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