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Chestnut Hazelnut Cake

This dense cake uses gluten-free chestnut flour and roasted hazelnuts to make a delicious dessert.

Ingredients

  • 120 ml (½ cup) olive oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 120 ml (½ cup) honey
  • 6 dates, pitted
  • 150 g (1 cup) chestnut flour
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 100 g (¾ cup) hazelnuts, roasted and chopped

Directions

  1. Place olive oil, eggs, honey and dates into the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on slowly increase speed to the highest speed.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds. Stop machine.
  5. Pour flour, baking soda and baking powder into the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  6. Select variable 1.
  7. Turn machine on slowly increase speed to the highest speed.
  8. Pour batter into a separate bowl and mix in chopped hazelnuts
  9. Prepare 9-inch (23 cm) spring form baking pan.
  10. Pour batter into pan and bake at 350°F (180°C) for 30 minutes