Ittingen Style Chocolate Cake Recipe
Ittingen Style Chocolate Cake
Flavors of Switzerland
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
For 1 loaf pan (24 cm/10")

- 6 eggs, separated
- 200 g (7 oz.) softened butter
- 200 g (7 oz., about 1 cup) sugar
- 1/2 lemon, zest grated
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 250 g (9 oz.) coarsely chopped dark chocolate
- 200 g (7 oz.) ground hazelnuts
- 50 g (2 oz.) bread crumbs
- a pinch of salt
  1. Beat the egg yolks with the butter and sugar until smooth. Add the lemon zest and cinnamon.
  2. Combine the chocolate, hazelnuts and bread crumbs. Whisk the egg whites and salt to stiff peaks. Alternate adding the two mixtures to the butter mixture, folding them in gently.
  3. Pour the batter into a loaf pan that has been lined with parchment, buttered and floured. Bake for 50-60 minutes in a preheated 160° C (325° F) oven.
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