Nutella and Mascarpone Pie

Nutella and Mascarpone Pie

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is a great concept… each month you are assigned a participating food blogger to make a recipe from and in turn someone else will be assigned your blog.  All you have to do is choose a recipe, make it and blog about it on the specified date.  The only rule is to keep it a secret!  If you are interested in learning more, or want to join the club, please visit the Secret recipe club website.
This month’s assignement was The Texan New Yorker written by the very talented Julie.  Julie was born and brought up in Texas, but she now lives in New York.  She has some delicious recipes, but the recipe I chose to make was love at first sight for me.  How could I not make a Nutella and Mascarpone Pie??  Both are Italian ingredients and both played a big role in my childhood comfort food.  This pie is probably the best I have ever eaten.  I am not joking.  If you like chocolate and Nutella in particular, you will be blown away, just as l was.  Not only, this pie is very easy and quick to make!  The toasted hazelnuts on the top are, in my opinion, an essential part of the recipe as they not only add some crunch, but they also bring in a little bitterness that balances out the sweetness of the filling.  Try it and let me know what you think!
Thank you so much for this great recipe Julie!  Please, make sure you drop by Julie at The Texan New Yorker and check out her beautiful site!…

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