Chestnut amaretti biscuits

Total time: 1hr
Preparation Time: 20m

For 15 piece

Nutritional Information

Contains 91 Kcal, 2g Protein, 13g Carbohydrates, 3g Fat


  • Chestnuts
  • 100 g frozen peeled chestnuts, defrosted
  • 100 g almonds
  • Dough
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1 fresh egg white
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 organic lemon, use grated zest only

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  • Chestnuts

    Place the chestnuts on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • To roast

    Approx. 10 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 200°C. Remove, leave the chestnuts to cool on the tray. Blitz the almonds and chestnuts in a food processor, transfer to a bowl.
  • Dough

    Beat the egg white with the salt until stiff. Gradually add the sugar, continue beating until glossy and stiff. Using a rubber spatula, carefully fold in the chestnut & almond mixture and lemon zest.
  • To shape the amaretti biscuits

    Using a tablespoon, create walnut-sized mounds on a baking tray lined with baking paper, leaving plenty of room between each biscuit.
  • To bake

    Approx. 20 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 150°C (convection). Remove from the oven, allow the amaretti biscuits to cool on a rack.

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