Fresh Peach and Amaretti Cake

Fresh Peach and Amaretti Cake.


Fresh Peach and Amaretti Cake

Ingredients

For 10 Person(s)

For the Cake:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • 8 ounces Mascarpone cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 cup 00 or all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups almond flour
  • 3 peaches, divided. 2 peeled and cut into 1/2 inch chunks, one cut into 1/4 inch thick slices with skin on.
  • 2 tablespoons peach jam
  • 8 Amaretti cookies, crushed into crumbs
 
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Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12 inch round pan with baking spray or grease with butter.
    * I used one of our fluted nonstick pans HERE
  2. In a mixing bowl combine the sugar eggs and almond extract. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until pale yellow and fluffy. About 5 minutes.
  3. Beat in the mascarpone on low speed until smooth.
  4. Add in the dry ingredients until just absorbed. Do not over mix.
  5. Using a spatula or a wooden spoon, fold in the chopped peaches.
  6. Spread the batter into the prepared pan and using a teaspoon, dollop the peach jam all over the cake.
  7. Arrange the peach slices around the edge of the cake leaving a 1 inch border.
  8. Top with the crushed amaretti cookies. To easily crush them, place them in a zipper top plastic bag and crush them with a glass or a jar.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
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Reviews

5
Monday, 21 September 2020
Beautiful cake presentation and tasty! We had company over for dinner and I knew that peaches were ...
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- Mcleah


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