Almond Filling

Almond Filling


"An Amaretto flavored custard filling goes wonderfully well with chocolate cakes."


25 m servings 63 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 63 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 82 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in saucepan. In a separate bowl beat eggs and mix together with milk. Stir into dry mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbling. Cook for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat, add almond liqueur and stir well. Cover surface of filling with plastic wrap to prevent film from forming and chill completely before using.
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  1. 17 Ratings


This was, surprisingly, a little bland. However, after it soaked into the cake a little longer (2nd day)it tasted delicious. I made a three layer cake and put this between one layer and an apr...

This filling is a basic custard, very nice texture. I did need to add more amaretto.

I just made this and loved it, I am a chef and making a cake for a friend that loves almonds. I didn't have the liquor so I used almond extract, I just used a little bit more almond extract, ab...

Very good and easy to make. I substituted almond extract for amaretto liqueur.

I did not have any luck with this filling. It turned out very lumpy and smelled bad. I didn't even get past that to find out what it tasted like. I'm not sure what happened, if it was me or t...

Perfect for my petit fours! Not too heavy of a taste, but just enough! I love the custard texture.

I used 1 T almond extract and 1t. vanilla. It has a little too much extract taste from the almond but I'm using this in some bread pudding so hopefully this will be ok for that. It is a little b...

Maybe it was something I did wrong, but it tasted like tapioca pudding to me. I will NEVER use this again. I didn't put this on my cake.

This is good. A the consistency of a thin pudding. Great on chocolate cake!