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Italian Chocolate Amaretti Cake

Italian Desserts

Fragrant, easy-to-make Italian chocolate amaretti cake (torta facile amaretti e cioccolato) combines bittersweet almond and rich chocolate flavors in an easy to make Italian Dessert.
This is a great Italian Cake recipe that goes well after any family meal.

Chocolate Amaretti Cake Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 200 g (7 oz) amaretti
  • 50 g (1.7 oz) semisweet chocolate, ground
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) butter, softened
  • 4 eggs
  • 120 g (4 oz) sugar
  • 120 g (4 oz) flour,
  • 1 tsp yeast,
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup amaretto liqueur
  • cocoa powder, for sifting

PREPARATION:
1. Put amaretti in a processor. Pulse until cookies are finely ground.
2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff.
3. Mix butter with sugar for 20 seconds. Add egg yolks and mix for another 20 seconds. Add amaretto liqueur, flour, yeast, ground amaretti and chocolate. Mix for 30 seconds.
4. Fold in beaten egg whites.
5. Pour into a greased and floured pan. Bake for 45 minutes at 175 C (350 F). Let cool.
6. Just before serving, dust the top with cocoa powder.



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