Louisville Desserts Recipe List

Cafe Metro

1700 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205


Yields: 8 - 10 servings

3 sticks unsalted butter, softened
18 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 C amaretto
1/3 C powdered sugar
4 eggs, separated, or equivalent egg product
dash cream of tartar
12 oz toasted, ground almonds
12 shortbread cookies
whipped cream


  • Line a single loaf pan with clear wrap. Set side.
  • Melt 1 stick of butter over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips until melted and smooth.
  • Cool to room temperature, then add amaretto.
  • Cream 2 sticks of butter. Slowly add powdered sugar, scraping down inside of bowl.
  • Add egg yolks, one at a time.
  • Beat in cooled chocolate mixture until completely combined with yolk mixture.
  • Stir in almonds.
  • Whip egg whites with dash of cream of tartar until soft peaks form.

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