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Pistachio and biscotti torte

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Pistachio and biscotti torte


  • In a mixer, add the heavy cream, cream cheese, icing sugar, vanilla extract, cognac and lemon zest.
  • Beat on low speed using the whisk attachment, until all of the ingredients are completely combined and the mixture thickens.
  • Turn up speed to medium until the mixture thickens and resembles the texture of whipped cream.
  • Line the bottom and sides of a round 20 cm springform pan with plastic wrap, making sure to let the wrap hang over the edges of the pan.
  • Spread a layer of the cream mixture over it.
  • Cover with 1/3 of the biscotti and spread another layer of the cream on top.
  • Cover with another 1/3 of the biscotti and follow the same process one last time, spreading the final layer of cream over the last 1/3 of biscotti.
  • Cover torte with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight to let it become firm.
  • When ready, remove plastic wrap and turn the torte out of pan, upside down over a serving platter.

For the frosting

  • In a mixer, add the heavy cream, icing sugar and food coloring.
  • Beat with the whisk attachment until you create whipped cream.
  • Spread the whipped cream over the torte with a spatula.
  • Decorate the top of the torte with extra biscotti and the sides with crushed pistachio nuts.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
34 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
70 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
160 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
30 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
20 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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