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Amaretti Biscuits


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Ingredients

16 piece(s)

Amaretti Biscuits

  • 200 grams almonds, raw
  • 1 teaspoons amaretto, liqueur
  • 150 gram sugar, raw
  • 1 pinches salt
  • 2 piece eggs, whites only
  • 16 pieces blanched almonds, Whole
  • 6
    28min
    Preparation 10min
    Baking/Cooking
  • 7
    easy
    Preparation
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

    Method
  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees C fan
  2. Chop raw almonds 20 seconds speed 7 to make almond meal.
    Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Place lemon zest and raw suagr in bowl then mill 20 seconds speed 10. Scrape down sides of bowl.
  4. Add in 180 g of the almond meal and mix 10 seconds speed 4
  5. Without measuring cup, turn speed selector to 3 and slowly add the egg whites a little at a time, pausing briefly between each pour. Continue until well mixed and a slack dough forms.
  6. Test dough by dropping a heaped teaspoon onto a ThermoMat or bench top well dusted with icing sugar. Dust your hands and form the dough into a ball. When set down it should hold its shape at first, then slowly start to collapse a little. If it is too slack add the rest of the almond meal and mix a further 10 seconds speed 3.
  7. Form the dough into 16 balls and place, well spaced out on an oven ThermoMat or tray lined with non-stick baking paper.
    Gently top each ball with a blanched almond
  8. Bake 17-20 mins at 160 degrees C fan, until golden brown.
    Transfer to a rack to cool.
  9. The finished amaretti biscuits should be crunchy on the outside and squidgy in the centre.
  10. Enjoy with an espresso coffee.
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Tip

Gluten free. These biscuits will keep for up to two weeks in a sealed jar, although they will gradually soften.

Use any remaining almond meal to thicken and enrich a sauce, or sprinkle onto cereal or porridge.


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Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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