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Pie Dish with Chocolate and Almonds
Pie Dish with Chocolate and Almonds
(Terrina di Cioccolato e Mandorle)
 
 
Ingredients:

For the Almond Biscuit:
6 and 1/2 ounces almond flour
8 and 1/2 ounces egg whites
6 and 1/2 ounces sugar
 
For the Chocolate Ganache:
28 ounces bitter chocolate flakes
9 ounces fresh cream
2 tbsp rum
 
Directions:
 
Whisk the egg white till white and stiff, continue whizzing and sprinkle in the sugar and lastly the almond flour.
 
Butter an oven sheet, spread the mixture out 1 inch thick and bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 F (180 C), till brown.
 
Place the chocolate in a pan; bring the cream to a boil and pour it on top of the chocolate, cover with a lid so that the chocolate melts and stir in the 2 tbsp of rum.
 
In a terrine, or baking tin with removable ring, spread a first layer of ganache, then a layer of almond biscuit and continue until you finish the ingredients.
 
Let it cool and serve cut in slices with a chocolate sauce or coffee sorbet.
 
That's it!
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