Hazelnut Cake Truffles

Hazelnut Cake truffles

Desserts or treats like truffles are always  special on holidays like Christmas, New years and Valentines.They are so adorable and decadent.These hazelnut cake truffles are a heavenly bite-size chocolate treats with a lightly crunchy and creamy soft cake inside.

Ingredients:

3 eggs

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup buttermilk

½ can condensed milk

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

2 cups flour

Directions for cake :

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Using mixer beat together eggs and sugar until pale in color.

Add baking soda to buttermilk and mix it well.

Add buttermilk,cocoa and condensed milk  to egg mixture and mix on medium speed until well combined.

Add the flour and mix on low. Transfer the batter to a 9×13 greased baking pan and bake approximately 30-35 minutes depending on your oven.

Let cake cool completely.

Cream:

1 can dulce de leche (cooked condensed milk)

2 sticks butter at room temperature

2 tbsp cocoa powder

1/2 cup hazelnuts

1-2 tablespoons cognac or brandy (optional)

3 tbsp. nutella (optional)

Coating:

crushed Chocolate Waffles

melted chocolate or truffles

melted white chocolate

Cream directions:

Whip butter until pale and fluffy.

Add in dulce de leche and cocoa.

Whip all the ingredients until well combined.

 

Break/tear cake in to small pieces and place it in the mixing bowl.

Using a blender,crush hazelnuts.

Add cream and hazelnuts to the broken cake.

Mix/beat until all ingredients are well incorporated and creamed.

Form the cake mixture in to a 1 inch balls.

Cover the balls with your choice of coating.I used chocolate waffles from Trader Joes.

 

Hazelnut Cake Truffles

Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ½ can condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • Cream:
  • 1 can dulce de leche (cooked condensed milk)
  • 2 sticks butter at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts
  • 1-2 tablespoons cognac or brandy (optional)
  • 3 tbsp. Nutella (optional)
  • Coating:
  • crushed Chocolate Waffles
  • melted chocolate or truffles
  • melted white chocolate

Instructions

  1. Directions for cake :
  2. Using mixer beat together eggs and sugar until pale in color.
  3. Add baking soda to buttermilk and mix it well.
  4. Add buttermilk,cocoa and condensed milk to egg mixture and mix on medium speed until well combined.
  5. Add the flour and mix on low. Transfer the batter to a 9x13 greased baking pan and bake approximately 30-35 minutes depending on your oven.
  6. Let cake cool completely.
  7. Cream directions:
  8. Whip butter until pale and fluffy.
  9. Add in dulce de leche and cocoa(cognac,Nutella).
  10. Whip all the ingredients until well combined.
  11. Break/tear cake in to small pieces and place it in the mixing bowl.
  12. Using a blender,crush hazelnuts.
  13. Add cream and hazelnuts to the broken cake.
  14. Mix/beat until all ingredients are well incorporated and creamed.
  15. Form the cake mixture in to a 1 inch balls.
  16. Cover the balls with your choice of coating.I used chocolate waffles from Trader Joes.
  17. Refrigerate.
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Comments

  1. Wow! These are a delightful treat! Perfect for for the holidays:)
    Merry Christmas to you and your family Nadya!!! God Bless you abundantly!!!

  2. These look terrific for any occasion! Will be making these soon.

  3. Made these yummys today and they turned out delicious! Thank you! I baked them at 350. You forgot to mention above:)

  4. Oh these are on my next check list,they look so yummy….oooooo chocolate truffles…I’ll be dreaming till ill make them! Thanks for sharing such great recipe!!!!

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