List of recipes using Ground almonds: 39 recipes

ground almonds
[Almond mug cake for Mary]
Almond mug cake for Mary
Mug cakes are fun and quick to make. They cook in the microwave in about a minute and a half. This almond version is similar to the small cakes known as financiers.
11,5424.3/5 for 15 ratings 9 min.
[Amaretti]
Amaretti
Amaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
9,3944.5/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 3 min.
[Amiens macaroons]
Amiens macaroons
These macaroons, famous since the 16th century, are small, soft almond-flavoured cakes. This recipe is much easier to make than the one for the classic Parisian macarons.
21,5665/5 for 18 ratings 49 min.
[Apple and almond gratin]
Apple and almond gratin
Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds. This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
4,6834.6/5 for 14 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Apple Strudel]
Apple Strudel
Apple strudel is a traditional pastry from central Europe. It is like a large apple turnover, usually served in slices. Here is a version with apples, walnuts, almonds and rum-soaked raisins.
9,5335/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 32 min.
[Apricot blancmange]
Apricot blancmange
Blancmange is a very old dessert recipe, going back to the middle-ages. Updated for our century, it's almond milk with whipped cream and a smooth apricot puree.
102,6474.4/5 for 8 ratings 3 hours 14 min.
[Arlesian Biscuits]
Arlesian Biscuits
These small almond and lemon-flavoured biscuits have a short, melt-in-the-mouth texture. They are known as "sablés arlésiens" in French.
10,8865/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 33 min.
[Blackcurrant-almond muffins]
Blackcurrant-almond muffins
Blackcurrant muffins with a rather special ground almond dough. Blackurrants give a delicious hint of acidity, which goes very well with the almond flavour.
82,0653.8/5 for 17 ratings 49 min.
[Buckwheat almond biscuits]
Buckwheat almond biscuits
In this sweet biscuit recipe, some of the normal wheat flour is replaced with buckwheat flour and ground almonds. This gives them a very distinctive flavour.
8,4164/5 for 2 ratings 2 hours 40 min.
[Calissons]
Calissons
Calissons are a sweet from Provence - Aix-en-Provence is famous for them - made with almonds and candied fruit, covered with royal icing. This is a slightly simplified version, which is every bit as good.
40,221 53.3/5 for 3 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Caribbean upside-down cake]
Caribbean upside-down cake
The dominant flavours in this cake are pineapple and almonds. The pineapple is caramelized first separately, with brown sugar and lime, before being laid in the bottom of the tin. The cake batter is then poured over. The cooked cake is turned out to reveal the lovely golden pineapple layer on top a...
7,5324.5/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 7 min.
[Checkerboard biscuits]
Checkerboard biscuits
These biscuits are half and half chocolate and almond in a checkerboard pattern, both in colour and flavour.
29,8625/5 for 13 ratings 4 hours 24 min.
[Chestnut moelleux]
Chestnut moelleux
"Moelleux" means soft, and is also the name given to the gooey, soft-centred cakes that are popular in France. These muffin-style cakes are doubly chestnutty: there is chestnut purée in the mixture and pieces of marrons glacés (candied chestnuts) in the middle as well. The result is a little...
4,686 15/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 13 min.
[Chocolate almond cookies]
Chocolate almond cookies
Cookies made with ground almonds, chocolate chips and a little cocoa.
72,359 14.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 49 min.
[Chocolate madeleines]
Chocolate madeleines
Simple and delicious, goes very well with tea or coffee.
81,2373.8/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 15 min.
[Crust for tea]
Crust for tea
Under this strange name there's a delicious cake in crusty sweet pastry, filled with a smooth almond mixture and icing sugar on top. It's an excellent cake for tea time, but it goes very well with fruit salad for example.
57,844 14.9/5 for 18 ratings 1 hour 1 min.
[Financiers]
Financiers
This delicious little cake gets its name from its shape, in the form of a gold ingot.
99,178 24.6/5 for 14 ratings 32 min.
[Fruit crumble]
Fruit crumble
A fruit pudding: very easy to do and delicious: just a layer of fruit with a golden crunchy topping.
72,4544.0/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 11 min.
[Gâteau Nantais]
Gâteau Nantais
This traditional cake from the French city of Nantes is deliciously moist, flavoured with almonds, vanilla and rum. For the finishing touch, the top is covered with boozy white icing.
4,3463.9/5 for 18 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Linzer torte]
Linzer torte
Linzer torte, or tart from Linz (Austria), has a cinnamon-flavoured crust filled with raspberry jam. The special and rather crumbly sweet pastry used for the case is made with cinnamon, ground almonds and the yolks of hard-boiled eggs. There are many different versions. In this rather unusual one,...
4,8204.7/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Macarons (the original French macaroons) ]
Macarons (the original French macaroons)
This recipe really is "of the moment": the success of these small, highly-coloured cakes, in an infinite variety of flavours, is impressive. It's a recipe which needs some care, in order to produce a result worthy of a professional pastrychef. No problem, I will guide you through the recipe,...
254,284 714.7/5 for 44 ratings 2 hours 38 min.
[Mirlitons]
Mirlitons
Mirlitons are little puff-pastry tarts with an almond cream filling.
14,1874.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 27 min.
[Moist cereal bars]
Moist cereal bars
Whether bars or rounds, this recipe produces delicous small cereal cakes.
133,3364.9/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Moist chocolate cake]
Moist chocolate cake
A moist, loaf-shaped cake with all the chocolate flavour that comes from a double dose: melted chocolate and cocoa powder.
2,2665/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 11 min.
[Nanou's chocolate cake]
Nanou's chocolate cake
A moist melting cake, very very chocolaty...
78,5554.6/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 45 min.
[Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart]
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart
A sweetcrust pastry case filled with pistachio cream, topped with pear and grapefruit slices.
19,4684.3/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 37 min.
[Santiago Cake]
Santiago Cake
Santiago cake (or Torta de Santiago) has a lovely moist texture. It is made with almonds and lemon and contains no butter or flour. This Spanish speciality from Galicia is still often decorated with the cross of St James.
6,3565/5 for 1 ratings 52 min.
[Sicilian Epiphany Pie]
Sicilian Epiphany Pie
This is a Sicilian version of the French Epiphany dessert, the "galette des rois". The puff pastry has a pistachio cream and ricotta filling with diced candied fruit.
9,8303/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 1 min.
[Strawberry and rhubarb crumble]
Strawberry and rhubarb crumble
A three-layer crumble: a layer of stewed rhubarb, then strawberries and a crumble topping. You'll see that the flavour of rhubarb goes very well with strawberries.
41,4735/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 40 min.
[Stuffed prunes]
Stuffed prunes
Stuffed prunes are a sweetmeat made with halved dried prunes sandwiched together around a morsel of marzipan flavoured with Armagnac.
2,708 20 min.
[Succès praliné (praline meringue)]
Succès praliné (praline meringue)
The "succès" (success) is a classic of traditional French patisserie, made with two layers of almond meringue filled with praline butter cream. It's very rich and a little old-fashioned these days, but still has many faithful fans.The original recipe comes from the master chef Gaston Lenôtre, and...
75,049 34.9/5 for 7 ratings 4 hours 16 min.
[Brioche royale]
Brioche royale
Brioche royale is a very rich brioche, made with candied fruit, toasted hazelnuts and chocolate chips. Just before baking, it is topped with "macaronade": a macaroon-style mixture of ground almonds and sugar with egg white. This creates a crust when baked and gives the brioche its elegant finish.
1,554 16 hours 47 min.
[Almond cream or frangipane]
Almond cream or frangipane
Light and delicious, it is used in a lot of desserts like tarts, cakes and pies (epiphany galette).
81,092 25/5 for 12 ratings 23 min.
[Almond dacquoise]
Almond dacquoise
A dacquoise is a sort of almond meringue that can be eaten like a biscuit or can be used as the base of more sophisticated desserts.
43,7045/5 for 1 ratings 44 min.
[Almond macaroon cake]
Almond macaroon cake
This is a cake version of an almond meringue, moister and denser in texture. This cake can be eaten on its own or made smaller, like finger biscuits. It can also be used as the base in a boozy dessert, such as a framboisier.
4,3924.3/5 for 15 ratings 58 min.
[Armagnac marzipan]
Armagnac marzipan
Almost the same as plain marzipan, but this almond paste is flavoured with a hint of Armagnac or Cognac.
2,501 9 min.
[Beurre d'escargot]
Beurre d'escargot
Beurre d'escargot is the typically French flavoured butter added to snails before they go into the oven. In principal, this a simple mixture of butter, chopped parsley and garlic, but here is a more sophisticated gastronomic version with a flavour that simply oozes French savoir-faire.
2,5874/5 for 1 ratings 51 min.
[Marzipan (almond paste)]
Marzipan (almond paste)
Very easy to do if you have a food processor which can slice or grate a lot of things.
97,409 34.5/5 for 2 ratings 11 min.
[Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)]
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)
Sweetcrust pastry is one of the basic pastry of French patisserie, used in many tart and cakes recipes, but it can also be rolled out and cut into biscuits, delicious with tea or coffee. This recipe is given for those who have a mixer (Kenwood, KitchenAid or other), but it can also be done with your...
101,4935/5 for 1 ratings 33 min.

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