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Created by Napoliamore,
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Description

This cake is more like a brownie, because it is not made with flour, but amaretti cookies and almonds. Melted chocolate is added in to enrich the flavor. I chose to submit this cake because it is my daughter, Ann's, favorite and it is also her birthday on July 5th.

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Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup of baby amaretti cookies
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temp
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
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Directions/Steps
  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9-in springform pan with nonstick spray & refrigerate
  2. In a small bowl, microwave chocolate chips, stirring every 20 seconds until melted and smooth.
  3. In a food processor, combine almonds and cookies, pulse until finely ground. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. Then, add butter and sugar to the processor and blend until creamy.
  5. With the machine still running, add the eggs one at a time. Then proceed to add nut mixture and melted chocolate. Pulse until all is blended.
  6. Pour the batter into the pan. Bake until the center puffs, about 35 minutes.
  7. Cool cake for about 15-20 min, then transfer to a platter.
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Additional Tips

After cooled, I often sprinkle powdered sugar on top with some sliced strawberries to add a little something extra.

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Review by Napoliamore , Tuesday, 01 July 2014 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
This cake is delicious!!
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Review by annvictoria5 , Wednesday, 02 July 2014 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
This is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth! this cake is moist. I love the amaretti cookies with the chocolate. So easy to make!
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Review by Josy , Sunday, 26 October 2014 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
really really delicious,not too sweet,super easy recipe to make. Everyone loved it. I used 2 cups ground almonds instead of the cookies to make it completely gluten free. Will certainly make it again.
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Review by Iluv2cook14 , Saturday, 08 November 2014 vote imagevote imagevote image
I made it today and it was super easy and tastes delicious not too sweet! Certainly going to make it again!!
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