Frolla alle Mandorle – A Traditional Italian Recipe

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Frolla alle mandorleAlmond Shortcrust

Frolla alle Mandorle is a traditional Italian recipe for ricotta-filled almond cake. This decadent, light, fluffy treat complements espresso or cappuccino well. The sponge cake from Northern Italy is well-known. It’s a simple recipe that’s perfect for entertaining or a quick breakfast treat.
This dessert is made with dark brown sugar, almonds, eggs, and butter. This decadent Italian cake tastes similar to a sponge cake with cooking dough. This is a classic recipe that you can share with family and friends. It can be prepared ahead of time and frozen, so it’s ready to go whenever you’re in a hurry or need leftovers.


• 250 g flour
• 125 g sugar
• 100 g butter
• 30 g almonds finely chopped
• 2 eggs
• 1 pinch of salt


This pastry is perfect for biscuits and cream filled tarts topped with fresh strawberries! Use the same procedure as the Pasta Frolla recipe, but incorporate the almonds with the sugar and the flour.
baking paper. Cover the mixture with the almonds or pinenuts. Bake in a 180°C oven for approximately 45 minutes. Serve dusted with icing sugar.

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