Torta caprese

Raphaela Cozzini


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 Hr 20 Min
50 Min


  • 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

How to Make Torta caprese


  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.

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About Torta caprese

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

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