Italian almond cake with amaretto glaze

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Torta di mandorle con topping all’amaretto

Do you want a delicious nutty cake with a sugary sweet glaze, which is also super easy and quick to bake? Then you’ve come to the right place! You only have to invest 10 minutes of your time. The oven will do the rest 😉

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A delicious nut cake with a sweet amaretto glaze!
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 359.2kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 359.2kcal
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients list

Cake dough (for a 25cm/10in long loaf cake pan)

  • 200 g pastry flour (soft / patent)
  • 100 g almonds ground
  • 125 ml milk
  • 125 g butter soft
  • 140 g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 g baking powder
  • 8 g vanilla sugar
  • 100 g chocolate sprinkles
  • 1 tbsp amaretto


  • 80 g powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp amaretto
  • 1 tbsp water


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/360°C top/bottom heat (convection oven 160°C/320°F).

Cake dough

  • Put all the ingredients in the mixing bowl of the stand mixer and mix thoroughly with the dough hook.
  • Prepare a 25cm/10in long loaf cake pan and grease it with a little butter. Spread the dough evenly in it and put it in the oven (middle shelf) for one hour.


  • Once the cake is baked, place the powdered sugar, amaretto and water in a cup and mix thoroughly until a spreadable mixture is formed.
  • Then spread the glaze evenly over the cake.
  • Allow to cool briefly before serving.
    Buon appetito!
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This delicious nut cake tastes best when it is still lukewarm!
Serving: 110gCalories: 359.2kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 41.2g (14%)Protein: 5.7g (11%)Fat: 18.6g (29%)

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