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To make the perfect Almond Tea Cakes we've included ingredients and directions for you to easily follow. This recipe is considered a beginner level recipe. The total time to make this recipe will be 27 min. You will need a prep time of approximately 15 min and a cook time of 12 min. This Almond Tea Cakes will produce enough food for about 12 cakes.

Depending on your culture or family tradition there can be multiple variations for making this Almond Tea Cakes recipe. Once you've read through and familiarize yourself with our recommended ingredients and directions, you can add your own twist to this recipe to make it your own! We've included a list of potential cookware or bakeware items below that might be necessary for this Almond Tea Cakes recipe.

Almond Tea Cakes Ingredients

  • 4 ounces granulated sugar
  • 2 ounces blanched almonds, ground fine
  • 3 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1 egg white plus 3 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • Granulated sugar for dusting

Almond Tea Cakes Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Grease mini muffin tins and set aside.
  3. Sift 2 ounce of the sugar, ground almonds and cake flour in a bowl. Add 1 egg white to form a paste. In another bowl whip the 3 egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add the remaining sugar. Continue to whip until the meringue is strong but not dry. Fold the meringue into the almond paste mixture and add the heavy cream at the end. Mix well.
  4. Fill the prepared muffin tins half full. Bake promptly in the pre-heated oven until golden, approximately 8 to 12 minutes, depending on the size of the molds. Cool the tea cakes about 5 minutes before unmolding them on a wire rack. Dust with confection sugar before serving. Store the cakes in an airtight container.

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Chef Antonio

Chef Antonio

Chef Antonio has deep family roots in Italy. He spent summers living in Rome with his nona which developed his passion for cooking and expertise in preparing traditional Italian dishes. Antonio has two girls, one boy and a dog that he loves to cook for daily!

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