amaretti

Definition

Food

  • Small sweet meringue-like macaroons made from ground almonds, sugar and stiffly whipped egg whites (3:5:1), alternatively (2:3:1), blended to a stiff paste, possibly with almond essence, piped onto parchment paper and baked at 175°C. They may be decorated with almond flakes before baking. They are usually shop-bought.
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