Which cakes and desserts can be made with Amaretti Biscuits?

Italian amaretti biscuits, from Italy

Which cakes and recipes can you prepare with delicious amaretti biscuits? There is really an endless number of recipes using amaretti biscuits: all types of delicious cakes, tarts and desserts! I love them, so I often experiment new recipes using amaretti biscuits, I love their slightly bitter taste that derives from the use of almonds

Amaretti biscuits are typical from Italy and its culinary tradition. They are tasty biscuits made with bitter almond paste, sugar, and egg whites, and are very popular in Italy. Each region of Italy has its secret recipe to make them, I love the soft ones from the Piemonte region. They have a wonderful smell and their delicious taste is particular and slightly bitter; the word amaretti comes from the Italian adjective amaro, that means bitter. Amaretti can can be soft or dry.

What to do with amaretti biscuits?

Generally dry Amaretti biscuits are used to prepare cakes, and are used with chocolate and liquors, as well as any type of custard.

The history of Amaretti biscuits has many versions and one is associated to two lovers in the city of Saronno, in the year 1719. Though not certain, their origins go very far back in time, probably the medieval period. Some of the best amaretti biscuits are those coming from Piemonte, region in northern Italy.

Cakes and Recipes with Amaretti Biscuits or Almond Cookies

cake with amaretti cookies delicious recipe

Among the many types of cookies that can be used to make delicious cakes and desserts, amaretti are among the best, their typical strong and bitter taste is perfect to be used together with chocolate, custard, coffee, and fruit.

In this section you’re going to find a list of the best recipes using amaretti biscuits, tasty and unique desserts that you can make with amaretti! Enjoy 🙂

Tiramisu with Amaretti Biscuits

A variation of the famous and tasty Italian Tiramisu. It’s easy and quick with an extraordinary result. A great dessert for your special dinners. A treat 🙂

cake with amaretti biscuits

This recipe with amaretti is simply fantastic! One of my favorite cakes. Its preparation is quick, just mix all the ingredients cook in the oven and enjoy this soft and irresistible cake.
apple and amaretti cake recipe
This cake came to be a real surprise. This recipe of my grandmother was just waiting to be discovered. The combination of apple and amaretti biscuits is fabulous 🙂

chocolate cake with amaretti recipe

Chocolate and amaretti biscuits, a delight! This recipe with amaretti biscuits and chocolate is a delight. It is also easy to prepare.
A great recipe for a great homemade cake.
What’s your favorite amaretti cake? Ever tried making a cake using amaretti? Share your recipe! 🙂

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