amaretti biscuits

steve bennett

steve bennett

6th February 2012
steve bennett

amaretti biscuits

classic biscuits for with coffee


  • 2 egg whites (A)
  • 4 tsp amaretto (A)
  • 390g ground almonds (B)
  • 500g icing sugar (B)


mix (A). mix (B) add (B) to (A) and mix to a paste. (add more almonds or amaretto to adjust, if needed). roll to a log.
cut paste log into 2 batches, then each batch into 36. roll into balls and lay on a silpat lined baking tray. cook @180C for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
dust with a little more icing sugar while still hot.

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