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Pumpkin and macaroons go great together: try them in this cake

Pumpkin and macaroon pie

Prepared with raw pumpkin, the pumpkin and amaretti pie is really easy as well as fast. Here is our recipe!

Soft, easy and quick cakes are always the most popular. After all, we don’t always have a lot of time to prepare a breakfast or snack cuddle, so it is essential to have these recipes in your repertoire. The pumpkin and amaretti cake, for example, is nothing short of amazing: the sweet flavor of the pumpkin in fact goes perfectly with this ingredient, creating a perfect combination.

If you add to this the fact that the pumpkin must be used raw , simply blending it to reduce it to a puree, you will have a very quick dessert available. No long preparations or complicated steps to prepare this dough: you will see, it will amaze you!

Pumpkin and macaroon pie
Pumpkin and macaroon pie

How to prepare the pumpkin and amaretti pie recipe

  1. First, combine the macaroons in a food processor equipped with blades in the lower part and blend them until you get a floury mixture. Transfer them to a bowl and set aside.
  2. In the same robot, place the cleaned pumpkin cut into not too large chunks.
  3. Blend until creamy.
  4. Always with the blades in action, add the oil , eggs , sugar and finally the sifted flour with the yeast and the amaretti biscuits .
  5. Pour the mixture into a 24 cm diameter pan lined with parchment paper and bake at 180 ° C for 50 minutes , doing the toothpick test before taking it out of the oven. If inserted in the center of the cake it must come out completely dry, vice versa continue cooking for another 5 minutes and repeat the check.
  6. Once ready, let it cool completely before removing it from the mold and serving, completing as desired with a sprinkling of icing sugar .

Also try the classic pumpkin pie and you will discover how the simple addition of an ingredient can transform a dessert.


The pumpkin and amaretti cake can be kept under a cake bell for 3-4 days . Soft to the last, it will brighten your breakfasts and snacks.


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