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Popular Hazelnut Desserts with Dolce Foglia Natural Hazelnut Extract

Hazelnut, with its rich and nutty flavor, is a delightful ingredient that can transform any dessert. When it comes to incorporating this exquisite taste, Dolce Foglia's Natural Hazelnut Extract stands out. It’s an excellent choice for dessert enthusiasts looking for an alcohol-free, sugar-free, and kosher option. In this blog, we'll explore some scrumptious hazelnut desserts that you can enhance with this versatile extract.

Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Prep time

20 min

Cook time

2 hours (chilling)

Servings

20 truffles

Category

Dessert

Origin

France in the 1920's

Ingredients

  • 200g high-quality dark chocolate, chopped
  • 120ml heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½-1 tsp Dolce Foglia Natural Hazelnut Extract
  • 100g finely chopped toasted hazelnuts

Directions

Step 1

  1. Heat the cream and butter in a saucepan until it simmers. 

Step 2

Pour over chopped chocolate, let sit for 5 minutes, then stir until smooth.

Step 3

Mix in the hazelnut extract.

Step 4

Chill the mixture for 2 hours or until firm. 

Step 5

Roll into small balls and coat with chopped hazelnuts.

Tips and Tricks:

  • Use high-quality chocolate for a rich flavor.
  • Chill your hands while rolling truffles to prevent melting.
Hazelnut Gelato Recipe

Hazelnut Gelato Recipe

Prep time

30 min

Cook time

4 hours (chillin)

Servings

6 servings

Category

Dessert

Origin

16th Century Florence, Italy

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Whisk egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy.


Step 2

Heat milk and cream in a saucepan, then gradually whisk into the egg mixture.


Step 3

Return to the heat and cook until the custard coats the back of a spoon.


Step 4

Stir in hazelnut extract, then chill the mixture completely.


Step 5

Churn in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Tips and Tricks:

  • For a smoother texture, strain the custard before chilling.
  • Freeze your gelato container beforehand to prevent melting.
Hazelnut Coffee cake recipe

Hazelnut Coffee Cake Recipe

Prep time

15 min

Cook time

45 min

Servings

8 servings

Category

Dessert

Origin

Germany & Scandinavia

Ingredients:

  • 240g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 115g unsalted butter, softened
  • 200g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120ml sour cream
  • ½ - 1 tbsp Dolce Foglia Natural Hazelnut Extract
  • 50g chopped hazelnuts

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9-inch cake pan.


Step 2

Mix flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.


Step 3

Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs, vanilla, sour cream, and hazelnut extract.


Step 4

Gradually mix in dry ingredients until just combined.


Step 5

Pour into the pan, sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts, and bake.

Tips and Tricks:

  • Don't overmix the batter to keep the cake light and fluffy.
  • Use sour cream for extra moisture.
Hazelnut Macaron Recipe

Hazelnut Macaron Recipe

Prep time

45 min

Cook time

15 min

Servings

24 macarons

Category

Dessert

Origin

Italy

Ingredients:

  • 100g almond flour
  • 175g powdered sugar
  • 3 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 75g granulated sugar
  • ½ - 1 tsp Dolce Foglia Natural Hazelnut Extract
  • Chocolate ganache for filling

Directions

Step 1

Sift almond flour and powdered sugar together.


Step 2

Beat egg whites until foamy, gradually add granulated sugar, and beat until stiff peaks form.


Step 3

Fold in the dry ingredients and hazelnut extract.


Step 4

Pipe onto a lined baking sheet and let sit for 30 minutes.


Step 5

Bake at 300°F

Dolce Foglia's Natural Hazelnut Extract is a game-changer for those who adore hazelnut-flavored desserts. Its alcohol-free, sugar-free, and kosher properties make it a versatile ingredient for various dietary preferences. Each of these recipes showcases the rich, nutty flavor of hazelnuts, making them a delightful treat for any occasion. Happy baking!

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