Stefan Rose Amaretti biscuit recipe
Tuesday, 22 August 2023

Stefan Rose Amaretti biscuit recipe

Follow Grantley Hall’s Head Pastry Chef, Stefan Rose’s recipe to make 'Grantley Hall Amaretti Biscuits' at home. 

These delicious biscuits feature as a side on the popular Fletchers Restaurant crème brûlée dessert. You can easily recreate this recipe at home and serve the biscuits alongside coffee, alongside a dessert of your own, or simply as a sweet treat to enjoy!


  •  148g egg whites (around 4 large egg whites)
  •  382g ground almonds
  •  300g caster sugar
  •  30g Amaretto 
  •  5g vanilla extract (1 tsp)
  •  Caster sugar (for rolling)
  •  Icing sugar (for rolling) 


  1. Whip egg whites on a stand mixer or with an electric handheld whisk to medium stiff peaks. 
  2. Put the ground almonds, caster sugar and vanilla extract into a large bowl. Gently fold in the beaten egg white and then add in the Amaretto liquor and vanilla extract stirring until you have a smooth paste.
  3. Add a generous amount of caster sugar into a bowl or container and sieved icing sugar into another. 
  4. Portion the mixture into around 24g pieces. Roll in the caster sugar, shape into a ball, then roll in generous amounts of icing sugar. Spread out on a baking tray lined with parchment and bake immediately. 
  5. Place in the oven and cook for 14 minutes at 170C until they look cracked and lightly golden brown.
  6. Enjoy!
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