Amaretti (almond macaroons)

Amaretti (almond macaroons)


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About this recipe: A delicious Italian almond macaroon recipe. Egg whites, sugar and almonds are the basis of these wonderful biscuits. They are chewy and truly moreish.

Connie Alexander

Makes: 4 dozen

  • 7 egg whites
  • 500g caster sugar
  • 900g ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons almond extract
  • 100g almonds, chopped
  • 65g granulated sugar for decoration
  • whole almonds for decoration

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Beat egg whites and sugar until fluffy. Add the ground almonds and almond extract, mixing well. Shape dough into walnut sized balls, roll in sugar and put a whole almond on top.
  3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 until firm. Bottom should be light brown.

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Where do I put the chopped almonds? - 05 Sep 2012

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