If you want to prepare with your own hands the famous “baci di Dama” here you are a recipe to follow step by step to surprise your relatives and friends.
Baci di dama. the biscuits from Tortona
Put the almonds in the blender and chop them. Add the sugar and blend again.
On a rolling board or a cleaned work surface put the preparation obtained and add 00 flour creating a well in the center. In the center put the butter at room temperature chopped in small pieces and start to knead forcefully. Make a ball and let it rest in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
At the end of the resting period take the dough and create a lot of small balls squashed on one side. Arrange them, spaced between each other, on a tray covered with baking paper and cook for 20 minutes in static oven at 150°.
In the meantime focus on the preparation of the filling: let melt the dark chocolate in a water bath and mix in the egg yolk.
When the little balls of biscuit will be cooled, take them one at a time and dip them in the melted chocolate on the flat side. At this time attach them between themselves making a little bit of pressure in order to make them stuck better.
Your “baci di dama” are ready and they are preserved for many days in a tin can.