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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 prepare this delicious recipe, 1 tsp of Nutella® per person is enough to enjoy!


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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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We have a 100% RSPO Certified and Segregated palm oil supply chain and we are committed to work towards no deforestation.

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

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