Amaretto Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix and combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Beat the butter and sugar together for 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, with a spoonful of the flour mixture between each addition.
  • Add the chopped and ground almonds, the remaining flour, the lemon zest and vanilla extract. If the mixture is too thick add a little milk or yoghurt until it is a dropping consistency.
  • Mix the amaretti biscuits and amaretto together in a separate bowl.
  • Pour half the mixture into tin and level the surface with a palette knife until smooth. Place the crushed amaretti biscuits on top. Cover with the rest of the mixture and sprinkle the top with sugar. Bake in the oven at 160°C for one hour or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
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