A famous cake born on the island of Capri in the Bay of Naples. According to legend, about 100 years ago, representatives of the mafia came to the famous Italian chef in the restaurant. Overexcited by unusual guests, the cook forgot to add flour to the cake. This is how this delicious dessert turned out, the basis of which is almonds, chocolate, butter and sugar.
This is not a classic Caprese recipe.
A little corn flour is added here for structure and liqueur for flavor. According to the book by Irina Chadeeva " The Big Book. The Art of the Perfect Pie"Prepare the ingredients. Turn on the oven.
If you have ready-made almond flour, take 150 grams.
If the almonds are like mine, then pour it with boiling water for 5 minutes.
Clean and pat with a towel.
Grind in small portions in a coffee grinder.
Mix the ground almonds, corn flour.
Melt the chocolate and butter.
Beat the eggs with sugar until a thick white foam. Beat for about 5-7 minutes.
Pour chocolate and butter along the wall of the bowl to the eggs, stir with neat folding movements. Add the zest from a whole lemon, almonds with flour and liqueur. Mix gently.
Pour the dough into a greased and sprinkled with ground almonds and corn flour form.
Bake at 180 degrees for about 30-40 minutes. Keep an eye on the oven.
Cool and sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar.
Caprese is a famous cake that was born on the Italian island of Capri.According to legend, more than 100 years ago, mafiosi came to the restaurant to a famous pastry chef in Italy.
Overexcited by unusual guests, the cook forgot to add flour to the cake.
This is how this delicious dessert turned out, the basis of which is almonds, chocolate, butter and sugar.Today's cake is not quite classic. A little corn flour is added here for structure and liqueur for flavor.Prepare such a cake and invite guests.