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Parrozzo (Chocolate Cake)

di Academia Barilla

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Parrozzo (Chocolate Cake)
PREPARATION TIME
1 hours

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Sweets and Fruit

ITALIAN REGION
Abruzzo




Ingredients for 4 people


6 eggs
¾ cup granulated sugar
3 ½ ounces almonds with skin
¾ ounce bitter almonds
¾ cup Italian type 00 flour
8 tablespoons starch
6 tablespoons melted butter
9 ounces dark chocolate



Preparation 35 minutes preparation + 50 minutes cooking
1. Beat egg yolks with half of the sugar

2. In a food processor, grind almonds to a fine meal

3. Mix with flour and starch

4. Gently fold into egg mixture

5. Melt butter in a saucepan over very low heat, then gently combine into mixture

6. Whip egg whites into soft peaks with the rest of the sugar and fold into the mixture

7. Spoon mixture into a greased, floured round cake pan

8. Bake at 375°F for 50 minutes

9. Remove from oven and allow to cool

10. Glaze with tempered chocolate and serve