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Biscotten Torte

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Superfine sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Ground almonds 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Almond extract 3 Drop (Few Drops)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Rum 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Plain sweet oblong cookies 12 Ounce
  Whipping cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), whipped
  Toasted slivered almonds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Whisk the butter or margarine and sugar till light and fluffy.
2) Beat in the egg yolks into the creamed mixture after separating the eggs.
3) Stir in the ground almonds, almond essence and half the milk.
4) Whip the egg whites till they stay upright and add them into the almond mixture.
5) Continue by adding the rum and the left over milk to this.

FINALIZING
6) Place the cookies in two rows lengthwise — three cookies in a row placing a sheet of greaseproof (waxed) paper between them.
7) Apply milk and rum mixture on them.
8) Layer with one-third of the almond filling.
9) Repeat the same procedure and complete with a row of cookies.
10) Cover tightly in aluminium foil and allow refrigerating overnight.

SERVING
11) Cover the torte with whipped cream and decorate with almonds before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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