Torta caprese

Raphaela Cozzini

By
@Italiabella

I once went to Capri and had this wonderful cake. It is made with no flour only almonds from the zone and chocolate !


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Serves:

10

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 3/8 c
toasted almonds ( 400 grams )
1 1/3 c
sugar ( 300 grams )
1 1/3 c
butter, softened ( 300 grams )
9 oz
chocolate bar ( 250 grams )
6
eggs, separated
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop almonds very fine in a blender with 200 grams of sugar
2
Work with the electric whisk the butter with the remaining sugar until frothy and white.
3
Add the ground almonds and vanilla. Keep mixing and add the egg yolks one at a time and then the melted chocolate
4
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees,
5
Whip the egg whites until stiff with a pinch of salt and incorporate them with movements from the bottom up very carefully . Pour in a cake pan lined with grease proof paper
6
Bake for 40/ 50 minutes, let cool and serve sprinkled with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids