"Nutella" Layer Cake

"Nutella" Layer Cake

keto nutella cake
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What You Need:

Keto "Nutella" Filling

  • 1 3/4 cups hazelnuts
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp oil 
  • 3 TBSP powdered sweetener
  • 10 drops hazelnut flavor extract (optional)

Chocolate Frosting

  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sweetener of choice
  • 10 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 TBSP heavy cream
  • 1 TSP vanilla extract

 Instructions for cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Prepare cake mix as directed on the pouch
  3. Grease two 8" round cake pans and divide batter between the two
  4. Bake for 15-20 mins or until tooth pick comes out clean
  5. Once cooled place one layer on a serving dish and top it with desired amount of Nutella. Place second layer on top and frost as desired.

 Instructions for "Nutella"

  1. Preheat oven to 400º 
  2. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper, spread hazelnuts on the pan. Bake for 10 minutes
  3. In a blender or food processor, add in roasted hazelnuts and blend until silky
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and blend again
  5. Set aside until ready to use

 Instructions for frosting 

  1. In a medium bowl using a hand blender, beat butter and sweetener until smooth
  2. Add cocoa powder and mix well. Add remaining ingredients and blend together until frosting consistency forms about 2 minutes
  3. Spread over top of cake

Takes 2, Serves 12 people.

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