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Cinnamon Chestnut Cake


For the cake:

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the ricotta, buttermilk, butter, icing sugar, orange zest, egg yolk and vanilla. Beat on medium speed using the whisk attachment, until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder.
  • Add it to the mixer and beat until the mixture starts to come together to form a dough.
  • Transfer dough to a working surface dusted with flour. Roll it out. If it sticks to your hands, dust with some more flour.
  • Transfer dough to a working surface dusted with flour. Knead the dough until it comes together nicely and it no longer sticks to your hands. If it continues to stick to your hands, dust with some more flour.
  • Brush the surface of the dough with some melted butter.

For the filling:

  • Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, orange jellies and chestnuts in a bowl.
  • Spread the mixture over the rolled out dough and roll into a log.
  • Grease 22 cm round Bundt pan or cake pan with butter and dust with flour.
  • Fit roll into prepared pan.
  • Cut of the ends of the cylinder and fit into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • Melt the white chocolate in a bain marie (or in the microwave (for 1-1 ½ minutes, set at 800 watts).
  • When ready stir and pour over cake and sprinkle with some coarsely chopped hazelnuts.
  • Cut in to pieces and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
28 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
30 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
59 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
29 %


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.

Sugars (g)
41 %


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.

Protein (g)
28 %


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.

Fibre (g)
13 %


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.

Sodium (g)
16 %


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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