Brown Butter Hazelnut Cake

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    458

Light, delicate cake with a crisp crust. Browning the butter adds extra depth and toasty nuttiness. (Gluten-Free)

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    225g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    15ml
  • Hazelnuts icon
    Hazelnuts
    150g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    170g
  • Gluten-Free flour icon
    Gluten-Free flour
    50g
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    150g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    38g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Springform pan - 8 x 2.5"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Prepare a springform pan
  2. Pre-heat
  3. Place a saucepan on drop
  4. Add unsalted butter
  5. Heat until lightly browned then set aside
  6. Mix in vanilla extract
  7. Get a clean medium bowl
  8. Add hazelnuts
  9. Grind until fine
  10. Add powdered sugar
  11. Add gluten-free flour and mix
  12. Get a clean stand mixer bowl
  13. Add egg white
  14. Add granulated sugar
  15. Whisk until soft peaks form then set aside
  16. Transfer butter to nuts
  17. Transfer egg whites to nuts
  18. Transfer nuts to springform pan
  19. Bake for 45min until skewer tests clean
  20. Let cool completely
  21. Dust with powdered sugar
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