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- 2 large egg whites
- 1 ¾ cups ground almonds
- 1 ¾ cups powdered sugar
- 1 tablespoon Orange liqueur
How healthy are the main ingredients?almond
Suggested variations: Coffee amaretti biscuits Replace the amaretto liqueur with coffee liqueur and add 0.5 tsp of instant espresso powder. Orange amaretti biscuits Replace the amaretto liqueur with orange liqueur and add 1 tsp of finely grated orange zest.
Preheat the oven to 170°C (150 fan) | 325°F | gas 3 and oil a large baking tray.
Whisk the egg whites to stiff peaks in a very clean bowl then carefully fold in the almonds, sugar and amaretto.
Spoon the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a large plain nozzle and pipe 2.5 cm | 1" rounds onto the baking tray.
Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.