I remember going to Poppi one day, just outside Florence, with my italian mother-in-law, to buy some terracotta vases, and we stopped in a cafe where...
Folks, do we have an easy dessert treat for you! If you're a fan of different Italian dessert recipes being sort of melded together, this is the quick Italian dessert recipe you've been looking for.
All your life? Well, I can't answer that exactly, but I'm pretty sure you'll find yourself making this beauty many times once you see how easy and rewarding it is. The key player here is a fabulous almond paste, which gives your quick dessert a beautifully rich feel, and might even transport you directly to Italy, soaking up the charms of hand-painted marzipan figures in lusciously-decorated Italian caffé windows.
Back to your Italian dessert though - get ready to be wowed by the flavor depths of this traditional almond recipe. Deceptively simple to prepare, your loved ones will think you've poured a lot more into this dessert recipe than it actually requires. And I promise, I won't say a word!
Just enjoy it all together, and let me know in my social media pages how it went - I'm going to guess deliciously!
for 4 servings
Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.
Set the yolks aside and whip the whites.
Dissolve almond paste in 300 ml milk, add remaining milk.
When the mixture is warm, add 3 egg yolks.
Add the sifted flour, then the whipped egg whites.
Bake (150 g.) for about 40 minutes in a shallow baking dish (about 3 cm.)
tania Thursday 20th of May 2021
A Tuscan special!
I remember going to Poppi one day, just outside Florence, with my italian mother-in-law, to buy some terracotta vases, and we stopped in a cafe where she was so excited to find lattaiolo, as apparently it's not so common these days! She was right, it was amazing, and this recipe came out just as good!