Torta caprese is a traditional Italian chocolate and almond cake, it is also sometimes made with walnuts. It is made without flour, so may be eaten by those following a gluten-free diet. A small amount of Strega or other liqueur is sometimes added.

It originates from the island of Capri, thought to be created for tourists in the 1920’s. The exact details of how it was first created are unknown, but it is thought that some tourists asked for an almond cake and baker forgot to add flour to the cake mixture or replaced it with cocoa. However, the cake became popular in tea rooms at first, then later added to restaurant menus. It has been referred to as “uno dei pasticci più fortunati della storia” (one of history’s most fortunate mistakes).

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