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Chocolate and caramelized hazelnut pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Chocolate and caramelized hazelnut pie

Method

For the ganache

  • Add the heavy cream into a saucepan and transfer over medium heat until it comes to a boil.
  • Finely chop the chocolate and add it to a bowl.
  • Remove the heavy cream from the heat and add the chocolate in it. Allow 20 seconds for the chocolate to start melting and then stir with a spatula until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Set aside to cool well.

For the crust

  • In a buttered and floured 25 cm heatproof baking dish, spread one of the shortcrust pastry sheets. Press lightly with your hands to spread it well.
  • Spread the chocolate ganache and refrigerate it to thicken.

For the caramelized hazelnuts

  • Preheat the oven to 185ο C (365ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add the honey, the sugar, the butter, and let them melt.
  • Add the salt, the vanilla, and mix.
  • In a blender, break down the hazelnuts into large pieces and add them to the pot. Remove from the heat and let them cool well for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add the eggs, mix well, and transfer the mixture over the ganache.
  • Roll out the second shortcrust pastry sheet on your working surface and use a cookie cutter to shape any designs that you like. That way, the moisture inside your pie will evaporate.
  • Cover the filling with the second pastry sheet and trim the edges.
  • Brush the pie with the egg wash and bake for 40-50 minutes.
  • Let it cool and serve.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per portion

798
Calories (kcal)
40 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

55.0
Total Fat (g)
79 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

22.0
Saturated Fat (g)
110 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

60.0
Total Carbs (g)
23 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

36.0
Sugars (g)
40 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

13.0
Protein (g)
26 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.8
Fibre (g)
19 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.51
Sodium (g)
9 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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