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White Caprese Cake

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Introduction

This is another version of the famous "Torta Caprese", a cake made with chocolate and almonds from Capri island: it's less sweet and with a slight lemon flavour

This is another version of the famous "Torta Caprese", a cake made with chocolate and almonds from Capri island: it's less sweet and with a slight lemon flavour

Ingredients

Serves: 6-8

Metric Cups
  • 300 grams ground almonds
  • 250 grams white chocolate (broken into pieces)
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 150 grams butter (softened)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 free range eggs
  • Zest of ½ lemon (grated)
  • 10⅗ ounces almond meal
  • 8⅚ ounces white chocolate (broken into pieces)
  • 5⅓ ounces sugar
  • 5⅓ ounces butter (softened)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 free range eggs
  • Zest of ½ lemon (grated)

Method

White Caprese Cake is a community recipe submitted by Community and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Blitz in the mixer almonds and white chocolate.
  • When pulverized add butter, egg yolks, flour and lemon zest and mix
  • Beat the egg whites stiff and add to the batter, folding gently.
  • Butter and flour a 24 cm cake tin, pour in the cake mixture and bake in the preheated oven at 180°C for 35 minutes
  • Blitz in the mixer almonds and white chocolate.
  • When pulverized add butter, egg yolks, flour and lemon zest and mix
  • Beat the egg whites stiff and add to the batter, folding gently.
  • Butter and flour a 24 cm cake tin, pour in the cake mixture and bake in the preheated oven at 180°C for 35 minutes
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