Torta Caprese

Chocolate and Almond Caprese Cake

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

Appears in

4 Grosvenor Square

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