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Leafy Greens, Orange and Mozzarella Salad

This salad was made from leafy greens, tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham, orange, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and organic nuts. This is my way of celebrating one year of dieting!  I did not manage to reach my weight goal, but I am determined to continue all the way to the end...

Hazelnut Cake with Chocolate Filling and Coconut Flakes

Dear readers, followers, friends  up until now this year has been a very difficult one for me. I went through many changes, both physical and emotional, and I feel I need some time off, so this is going to be the last post for August 2012.  I decided to take some time off from everything...  I wish you all Happy Holidays!! ------------------------------------------ Hazelnut Cake with Chocolate Filling and Coconut Flakes
Cake Ingredients 250gr unsalted butter 250gr granulated sugar 6 large egg yolks 6 large egg whites 170gr all purpose flour, sifted 30gr corn flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 40gr hazelnuts (processed into powder)
Filling Ingredients Ganache Filling (refrigerate before using for 1 hour) 100gr hazelnuts chopped
Decoration Ingredients Butter Cream (any kind you like) Unsweetened Coconut Flakes 20gr Bitter Chocolate Flakes
Cake Preparation Method 1. Preheat oven to 170C. 2. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time and continue beating until well combined. 3. With…