Nectarine Cake with Amaretti

Nectarine Cake with Amaretti

This is the perfect recipe for those who love simply, rustic and tasty cakes.

My mother prepared this for us with a lot of love and we still enjoy it though the picture or we make this again.

You need:

  • 3 eggs
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 100 g butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Kirsch
  • 150 g all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder, sifted
  • 15 amaretti cookies, crumbled
  • 500 g nectarines, pitted and cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 2 tablespoon sugar, for topping
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, for dusting (optional)



  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Beat until fluffy eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt.
  3. Fold under melted butter and Kirsch
  4. In a bowl combine sifted flour, sifted baking powder and two thirds of amaretti
  5. Fold dry mixture under the wet mixture.
  6. Pour mixture in a prepared (greased and dusted with flour) baking mold of 24-26 cm.
  7. Drop nectarines on the batter.
  8. Top with remaining amaretti and 2 tablespoons sugar.
  9. Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden and done (toothpick test).
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  11. Dust with powdered sugar just before serving.

4 thoughts on “Nectarine Cake with Amaretti

  1. This was an amazing Torte-so delicious for dinner and leftovers were great the next day too. I am in awe of your lovely mum still producing such good food late into her 80s. I see where you get your amazing love and talent for cooking my friend xox

    • Oh Jan, yes it’s amazing how my mum is cooking until her age. She is really a wonder woman and she loves when her food is appreciated. I will show her yours kind words she will feel honored! She loved your stay in her home!

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