Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

If you are looking for an easy-to-make and delicious Cake, the Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake fits perfectly to you! It is a tasty and lighter chocolate cake than usual, thanks to the absence of flour. We can customize the Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake by adding some ingredients to the final mixture, such as chocolate chips or a drop of liqueur. Let’s see the recipe!

Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time45 Minutes
  • Serving8 Slices
  • CuisineItalian


  • 3Eggs
  • 100 gSunflower Oil
  • 100 gCaster Sugar
  • 100 gDark Chocolate
  • 150 gRoasted Hazelnuts
  • 30 gCornstarch
  • 1 teaspoonBaking Powder
  • 1 teaspoonVanilla Extract (or similar)
  • Chopped Hazelnuts for Garnish


  1. 1- Preheat the oven to 325°F/180°C; Line a 7 inch springform cake pan with parchment paper or grease it with cooking spray, set aside.

  2. 2- Finely grind the Hazelnuts with a food processor and melt the Chocolate in the microwave or in a saucepan over medium heat, leave to cool.

  3. 3- Whip the Eggs with Sugar in a large bowl using a hand mixer, we should get a smooth and whitish mixture.

  4. 4- Add the Sunflower Oil and melted dark Chocolate, keep mixing at slower speed until smooth and well combined.

  5. 5- Add the Ground hazelnuts, Cornstarch, Baking Powder and Vanilla Extract then keep mixing until well combined.

  6. 6- Pour the mixture into the cake pan, garnish the surface with a handful of chopped hazelnuts.

  7. Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

    7- Bake the Flourless Chocolate Cake for about 45 minutes or until a skewed inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.


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