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Recipe: Italian Amaretti Two Ways

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Who doesn’t love baking a sweet treat for a special occasion? Vanessa Fletcher shows us how to make these dreamy Italian delicacies:

Every time you bake a tray of Amaretti, it’s an expression of love. Because amaretti, like most biscuits, are a little something extra for a special occasion or special treat.

Amaretti are Italian cookies made with almonds. When made properly they are ever so slightly crunchy on the outside, and still chewy on the inside.

These are my two absolute favourite amaretti recipes. One is natural almond, the other chocolate. I always make them together, so there are two options to choose from – they just don’t feel right on their own. I usually make Amaretti for family birthdays and festive occasions like Easter and Christmas but every now and then, I whip up a small batch just because.

One of the great things about this recipe is that you can make a small batch by dividing everything by three (e.g., just use one cup of almond meal and one egg white, etc.) or make a big batch by keeping measurements as is. If find this quite handy if I only have a cups worth of almond meal in the pantry. You can change up the garnish as well; a whole almond, a glace cherry, a choc chip, some walnuts toasted and finely chopped, or even a dollop of lemon marmalade. Weighing out the portions is important to ensure that each amaretti will be the same chewy texture on the inside. I hope you enjoy my all-time favourite amaretti recipes.

Recipe: Italian Amaretti Two Ways

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Maria Bell

Maria Bell is a photographer and editor from the Isle of Wight. Talk to her about food and/or photography and she'll always be listening.

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Preparation Time10 MINUTES

Cooking Time10-15 MINUTES

Resting Time10 MINUTES

Serves25

LevelEasy


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