Amaretti biscuits

18th July 2016 - Recipes

Quick recipe finder Amaretti biscuits

These light Italian biscuits are crisp on the outside and slightly chewy inside. Whip up a batch for edible presents – you can dust them with icing sugar for a pretty finish.

By From Saturday Kitchen



  1. Preheat the oven to 170C/325F/Gas 3.

  2. In a large bowl beat the egg whites until firm.

  3. Mix the sugar and the almonds gently into it.

  4. Add the amaretto liquor and fold in gently until you have a smooth paste.

  5. Place some baking parchment on a baking sheet lightly brushed with butter.

  6. Using a teaspoon place small heaps of the mixture approximately 2cm/¾in apart. as they will expand whilst cooking.

  7. Bake in the oven for approximately 15 minutes until golden brown.

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