Torta pere amaretti e cioccolato – Pear, amaretti and chocolate cake


pereamaretticioccolatoTorta pere amaretti e cioccolato

 

 



pereamaretticioccolato1 pereamaretticioccolato2 pereamaretticioccolato3 pereamaretticioccolato Ingredienti:
170g burro
200g farina 00
100g zucchero
4 uova
100g amaretti
100g cioccolato fondente
1/2 bustina di levito per dolci
600g pere

Preparazione:
Per prima cosa, iniziate sbucciando le pere e tagliatele a pezzettini (4). Sciogliete a “bagnomaria” il cioccolato con 100g di burro (3). In una planetaria, sbattete il burro rimasto con metà dello zucchero e i tuorli d’uovo finchè non otterrete un composto cremoso (6-7) e poi aggiungete il cioccolato fuso (8). Unite gli amaretti sbriciolati (9), la farina, il lievito (10) e poi gli albumi montati a neve con la metà di zucchero rimanente (11-12). Versate metà dell’impasto in una teglia rivestita di carta forno (13). Poi versate le pere taliate a dadini (14) e infine coprite con l’altra metà dell’impasto (15). Infornate a 180° per circa 30-40 min. Prima di servire, spolverate la superficie della torta con zucchero a velo (16).


Pear and amaretti cake

Ingredients:
170g butter
100g almond “Amaretti” cookies
100g dark chocolate
200g flour 00
1/2 packet of baking powder
600g pears
4 eggs
100g sugar

Preparation:
Firstly, peel the pears and cut into quarters (4), remove seeds and the central hard part. Meanwhile, melt the chocolate with 100g of butter in small pieces ,using the “bagnomaria” technique (3). With the aid of an electric mixer, beat the remaining butter at ambient temperature with 50g of sugar and egg yolks, until obtain a smooth cream (6-7). Add the melting chocolate (8) and then the finely crumbled “Amaretti” cookies (9), the sifted flour and baking powder (10). Whip the egg whites until stiff and once ready, add the remaining sugar, beating for a few seconds more (11-12). Join the egg whites to the chocolate and the “Amaretti” mixture. Divide the mixture into two parts and pour the first half in a baking tin lined with parchment paper (13), and then cover with the pears (14), which in their turn cover with the rest of the mixture (15). Bake in a preheated ovenat 180° for 30-40 minutes. Once ready, sprinkle with icing sugar (16).

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