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Grandma’s breakfast apple cake with Nutella®

1 h 15 min
Grandma’s breakfast apple cake with NUTELLA

INGREDIENTS for 12 portions

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 1 tbsp flour

  • 2 eggs

  • ⅓ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt

  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 1 cup + 1 tbsp all-purpose flour

  • ⅓ cup whole wheat flour

  • ½ cup of wheat germ

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • 1 ⅓ cup grated apples

  • 1 ⅓ cup grated carrots

  • ½ cup chopped hazelnuts

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • 1 tbsp Nutella®

nutella – an ingredient to prepare this delicious recipe

To enjoy this delicious recipe, 1 tablespoon of Nutella® per person is all you need!


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Grease the bottom of an 8-inch (20cm) square cake pan with butter and flour.

  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs and brown sugar. Add yogurt and applesauce. Beat until mixture is smooth.

  4. In another bowl, mix the two kinds of flour, wheat germ, baking powder and salt.

  5. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, mix until smooth. Add the grated apples, carrots and chopped nuts. Mix well.

  6. Spread the mixture in the cake pan and bake 50 minutes.

  7. Once the cake has cooled, cut into 12 equal pieces. Then, cut each individual piece in half and spread 1 tbsp of Nutella® on one half. Place the other half on top, like a sandwich. For breakfast on the go, wrap in parchment paper and take with you.

Palm oil in Nutella®
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Cocoa in Nutella®
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The cocoa we buy comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

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