amaretti

am·a·ret·to

 (ăm′ə-rĕt′ō)
n. pl. am·a·ret·tos
1. pl. am·a·ret·tos An Italian liqueur flavored with almond.
2. pl. am·a·ret·ti (-tē) A small crisp Italian cookie typically flavored with almond.

[Italian, diminutive of amaro, bitter, from Latin amārus.]

amaretti

(æməˈrɛtɪ)
pl n
(Cookery) Italian almond biscuits
[C20: from Italian amaro bitter]
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Amaretti and ricotta creams 1 Put the strawberries in a bowl with the orange zest, orange liqueur and 1 level tablespoon of sweetener.
INGREDIENTS 300g almonds, whole unpeeled (or ready bought ground almonds can be used) 75g amaretti cookies (check they are glutenfree), crushed into crumbs 2 tsp baking powder (check for gluten free) 4 eggs, separated 45g caster sugar Zest of 2 lemons 1 tbsp vanilla extract 475g carrots, peeled and coarsely grated Icing sugar, for dusting (optional) Unsalted butter (or diary free option) Gluten-free flour, for greasing the baking tin METHOD 1.
MOIST CARROT AND ALMOND CAKE (SERVES 8) INGREDIENTS 300g almonds, whole unpeeled (or ready bought ground almonds can be used) 75g amaretti cookies (check they are glutenfree), crushed into crumbs 2 tsp baking powder (check for gluten free) 4 eggs, separated 45g caster sugar Zest of 2 lemons 1 tbsp vanilla extract 475g carrots, peeled and coarsely grated Icing sugar, for dusting (optional) Unsalted butter (or diary free option) Greasing the baking tin METHOD 1.
Now fold in about 200g each of crumbled hazelnut cookies and amaretti biscuits.
INGREDIENTS: 2 Williams pears, peeled, halved and cored 100g unsalted butter, diced 200g soft brown sugar 1/2 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla pod, de-seeded 100ml Marsala wine 1/2 lemon, juiced 200g mascarpone 25g icing sugar Small handful of amaretti biscuits, bashed in a bag with a rolling pin HEATHER HOOD CARAMELISED PEARS WITH MARSALA, MASCARPONE AND AMARETTI CRUMB Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes METHOD: Heat a non-stick, oven-proof pan over a high heat and add the sugar, butter and cinnamon stick.
Layered Blackberry and Yoghurt Cream Ingredients (makes 6) 50g sugar 50g water 1 cinnamon stick 1 star anise 1 punnet of blackberries 150g thick luxury vanilla yoghurt 8 crushed Amaretti biscuits 3 tbsp runny honey Method 1.
For the amaretti cookie crumble: Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Cheshire Farm's Amaretto Liqueur ice cream, scattered with crushed amaretti biscuits makes an indulgent end to any meal.
The surface is topped with a layer of cream rosettes and decorated with amaretti granules.
If you can't find amaretti or macaroon biscuits, simply use two crushed digestive biscuits instead.