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Hazelnut pie
Hazelnut pie
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This typical Alsatian homemade hazelnut pie has a thick and crusty pie bottom and needs to rest over the night to get the right consistence. This pie is a good idea as a dessert to end an Alsatian evening after some tarte flambées (which you can also find on this webpage).

Ingredient List for 10 servings:
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250 gr Flour
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125 gr Margarine
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1 Egg
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1 tablespoon Sugar
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1 pinch Salt
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1 teaspoon Baking powder

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150 gr Hazelnut flour
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4 Eggs
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125 gr Sugar
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2 teaspoons Cinnamon powder
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1 pinch Salt

Oven temperature:
210 degrees Celsius
Instructions:
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Mix the flour, salt, margarine, sugar, baking powder, and the egg in a bowl to a pie bottom.
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Roll out the dough and cover a pie form with the pie bottom. Pick the bottom a few times with a fork.
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Place it in the fridge for minimum 30 minutes.

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Start the oven at 210 degrees Celsius.
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Whip the egg yellows together with half of the sugar, add the cinnamon and the hazelnut flour and mix it well.
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In another bowl whip the egg whites and the salt to a hard foam. Add the rest of the sugar while still whipping.
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Pour the egg whites in the bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
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Place the filling in the pie form.
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Place the pie in the middle of the oven for 10 minutes. Lower the temperature to 175 degrees Celsius and let it in the oven for another 25 minutes.
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Take out the pie and let it cool down before serving it.

A selection of recipes from the same country.
This recipe is from France , Alsace.
This is a homemade recipe of the classical Alsatian Christmas cookies bredele with hazelnuts. They are so easy and delicious, so it is almost impossible not to prepare twice as many the next time you make them. You can make them in any shape you like but the flat round ones are the typical way to make them.
This potato gratin is wonderful thanks to the soft and creamy potatoes combined together with the melted cheese and salty bacon. The gratin is considered to be a side dish but can also turn to be the highlight of the meal. To even enhance the flavor more you can add some garlic and onion in the gratin.
Easy homemade traditional French baguettes that you find at all bakery. The dough need to rest for over 1 hour to get them big.
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