Hazelnut Cake


Brand Chef and Tutor of the International Pastry Academy KICA

Master the art of baking a scrumptious hazelnut pie with our detailed video class

In this comprehensive video lesson, we will teach you how to make a delicious Hazelnut Cake that is a perfect blend of textures and flavors.

You will learn how to create a Speculoos shortbread crust, which serves as an excellent base for your cake. We will also show you how to make a crispy layer that adds a delightful textural contrast to the cake.

We will guide you through the process of baking a fluffy and flavorful hazelnut sponge cake that is bursting with nutty goodness.

Additionally, you will discover the secrets to making a smooth and decadent coffee cremeux, which adds a delightful coffee twist to the hazelnut symphony.

To further elevate the cake’s luxurious texture, we will teach you how to whip up a rich and creamy hazelnut mousse.

And, for a touch of sweetness and shine, we will show you how to create a beautiful caramel glaze.

This versatile cake can be formed in a Savarin mold for a classic presentation, or you can shape it however you like. Regardless of the decoration, this cake is guaranteed to impress!

Throughout the lesson, we will provide insights into combining the juicy sponge with hazelnut flavor, the delightful textural contrast of the crispy layer, and the light and airy coffee cremeux.

KICAClass details
10 textures
Easy-to-follow recipe
40 min
Lesson duration
The recipe in printable PDF format
Class chat
Ask your pastry instructor questions on the recipe
Course Language
Audio: English, Subtitles: English
12 months
Access to the video lesson and recipe
Gelatin mass
1 min
Neutral gel (nappage)
1 min
Caramel glaze
3 min
Cacao glaze
5 min
Speculoos shortcrust pastry
4 min
Crunchy layer
3 min
Hazelnut sponge
5 min
Coffee crémeux
6 min
Hazelnut mousse
6 min
Assembling the cake
6 min
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In what languages is the class available?

All classes are currently available only in English.

Does video have subtitles for better understanding?

In our classes we provide subtitles in English for better comprehension.

Will the video provide a practical demonstration or step-by-step guidance?

Yes, our videos are structured to offer step-by-step guidance and practical demonstrations to facilitate learning.

Can I access the class on multiple devices, like a phone, tablet, or computer?

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How can I download the video from the lesson?

The videos are not available for download, but you can download PDF recipe in a ready-to-print format.

Baking experience questions

Do I need any prior experience in baking to enroll?

No prior experience is required for most of our classes. We offer classes suitable for beginners as well as more advanced bakers.

What support is available if I encounter difficulties following the video?

You can use the class forum to contact pastry support instructors who are typically involved in all pastry-related issues.

Where can I buy all the necessary ingredients in my country?

You can check out our list of TOP pastry online stores and purchase the necessary ingredients.

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