Recipe of the month 14

Gill Chapman has sent us in her recipe for amaretti biscuits that have a crisp outer layer and then a delicious macaroon softness inside.

Amaretti Biscuits.

Ingredients:

  • 200g Ground Almonds
  • 150g Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 2 Large Egg Whites
  • Icing sugar to coat

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 160c, 140c Fan or Gas Mark 3
  • Line a baking tray with grease proof paper
  • Beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks
  • Add and fold in the ground almonds, caster sugar and almond extract to form a thick paste
  • Take out a dessert spoonful and roll into a ball
  • Roll each ball in the icing sugar to coat
  • Place on the baking tray
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes
  • Enjoy !