Torta Caprese

Chocolate and Almond Caprese Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

Appears in
4 Grosvenor Square

By Danilo Cortellini

Published 2016

  • About

The torta caprese is a traditional cake from Campania, and more precisely from the isle of Capri. As legend has it, this cake was being created by mistake, after accidentally being made without flour. What a lucky mistake – it is delicious!

Nowadays, this cake is an excellent gluten free alternative, as it uses ground almonds instead of flour. It is a very dense, with strong notes of chocolate. It has a crunchy outside shell, and a very moist inside, similar to