Please Note: We had a bit of an error in this recipe
for the past few months. We hope we haven't inconvenienced anyone
out there regarding the missing sugar. Again, our sincerest
apologies for anyone who did the recipe without the sugar....

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Torta di Mandorle e Cioccolata

Almond and Chocolate Tart

• 1 cup blanched almonds
• 3/4 cup sugar
• 2 tsp. corn starch
• 3 tbsp. butter
• 4 squares bittersweet       chocolate
• 1/2 cup milk
• 5 eggs, separated
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Grind almonds and place in a bowl. Melt butter and chocolate in a double boiler. Add milk and corn starch and mix well. When thoroughly blended, remove from heat and add to almonds. Let cool. Add egg yolks, beaten with sugar until creamy, and vanilla. Mix. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour into a buttered and floured 9" spring pan which is 3" deep. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes.