Hazelnut, Ginger and Olive Oil Cake

Tuesdays with Dorie
Baking Chez Moi
I would never think of these three ingredients to make a good cake but they do. I had to make my own hazelnut flour which I was happy to do as I love hazelnuts. During my assembly of ingredients I discovered my ginger had spoiled and I needed to head out again to the market to buy fresh. Despite my set backs the cake came together easy and baked in 60 minutes. I could hardly wait for it to cool to try it. This is a rich cake with both butter and olive oil so small pieces are in order. My husband enjoyed this one too. Another winner from Dorie.
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5 Comments Add yours

  1. Cakelaw says:

    Yes! Strange combo but tastes delicious. Loved this cake.

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  2. You are dedicated – I didn't go out to get either hazelnut flour or ginger so I really made a riff on the recipe. Need to try the proper one sooN!

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  3. Zosia says:

    It was an odd mix of ingredients but surprisingly good. Glad you liked it.

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  4. Unknown says:

    I had everything on hand, because I used almonds in place of hazelnuts. I'm going to have to try the original version, though, because it sounds delicious and looks beautiful.Teresa – One Wet Foot

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  5. Summer says:

    Your cake had to be a winner after all the work you put into it. It looks yummy and moist and just right. A win for you too!

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