Swiss Hazelnut Cake
This sweet, nutty, tender cake is famous in Philadelphia. We thought it deserved a bigger audience.
SERVES12 to 16
SEASON 9Sweet Indulgences
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Toasting and then grinding whole hazelnuts into a delicate flour gives this cake its nutty yet nuanced flavor, and folding whipped egg whites into the batter creates its characteristic light texture. The traditional frosting—a Swiss meringu...