A typical easy recipe from Verona
Torta Russa (Russian cake)
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 50 mins
Total time: 1 hour 20 mins
The “Torta Russa” (Russian cake) is a typical cake of Verona, and consists of a shell of puff pastry stuffed with a paste made of almonds and macaroons (amaretti).
250g puff pastry
150 gr of macaroons
150 grams of peeled almonds
150 grams of sugar
150 grams of flour
150 g butter
1 shot of liqueur amaretto di saronno
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