Caprese Cake

Caprese Cake

Torta Caprese is a traditional Italian cake from the beautiful Island of Capri. This is a very tasty and special cake because made with almond meal and chocolate, so it may be eaten by people under a gluten free diet. The texture is amazingly moist and rich with a delicate twist of Sorrento’s lemon. This cake is also known as one of history’s most fortunate mistakes. In the 1920 an Italian baker was preparing an almond cake for three American gangsters in the Island of Capri. He forgot to put the flour into the dough, but the result was a delicious cake.

This recipe contains almond meal, chocolate (dark), sugar, butter (unsalted), eggs, vanilla extract, limoncello, sugar (powdered, confectioners)

6 - 8 Servings

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 40 min