Hazelnut-Chocolate Streusel Cake

Hazelnut-Chocolate Streusel Cake
Servings: 16 Prep 30 mins Bake 350°F 45 mins to 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups hazelnuts, toasted, skins removed
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • Confectioners sugar (optional)

Make It

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10-inch tube or Bundt pan.

2. Combine hazelnuts and chocolate in food processor. Whirl until chopped medium-fine. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla. Whirl just until combined.

3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl.

4. Beat together butter, sugar and remaining 2 teaspoons vanilla in large bowl at medium speed until smooth and creamy, 2 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until blended. On low speed, beat in sour cream. Beat in flour mixture just to combine. Spread one-third of the batter in bottom of prepared pan. Sprinkle with one-third of nut mixture. Repeat making 2 more layers, using up remaining ingredients.

5. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Transfer pan to wire rack to cool for 15 minutes. Run knife around edge. Remove from pan. Serve warm. Dust with confectioners sugar if you wish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 16; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 380, Fat, total (g): 22, chol. (mg): 82, carb. (g): 42, pro. (g): 6, sodium (mg): 242, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.